FTSE sinks 2% on Europe and China fears


The FTSE 100 was down almost 2% this afternoon as fears over Europe's sovereign debt woes and tighter monetary policy in China continued to weigh on investors.

At 3.24pm, the UK's leading index was down 1.83% or 105.41 points 5,714.17. Miners led fallers as metal prices pull back on concerns fears China will act to cool down its economy to rein in infl...

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