FTSE tumbles in worldwide share sale


London shares fell sharply in early trading as investor confidence was hit by stock prices plummeting across the world, with the FTSE 100 down 73.9 points (1.38%) to 5,288.2 by mid-morning.

Next shares rose slightly, up 9p (0.83%) to £10.91, while British Airways added 1.25p (0.5%) to 251.25 as oil prices continue to ease. Eurasian shares fell 46p (5.28%) to 826p, while Ferrexpo dropped...

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