FTSE 100 suffers worst year in a decade, falling 12.5% in 2018 – as it happened


#TIA – How’s this for the financial bad news. Trump’s 2018 was the worst year for stocks in a decade. The FTSE’s 100 stocks was off 12.5%. He knows exactly what he’s doing. 

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.

Read more at The Guardian