FTSE 100 tumbles by 12.5% in 2018 – its biggest fall in a decade

Country
UK (GB)
Score
3.55
Source
The Guardian
Time
2019-01-01 (UTC)
ID
13012491

World’s markets falter as Brexit uncertainty and the US-China trade war spook investors Britain’s leading stock market index has suffered its worst year in a decade as economic worries, Brexit uncertainty and the trade war between the US and China all spooked investors. The FTSE 100 tumbled by 12.5% during 2018, its biggest annual decline since 2008, wiping out more than £240bn of shareholder value. Continue reading...