FTSE and Dow drop 1.2% on global market jitters


The FTSE 100 has fallen 1.2% this afternoon as eurozone debt fears and reports of hostilities between North and South Korea continued to dent investor sentiment.

Man Group was the biggest faller, down 3.57% to 278.2p, but miners accounted for the bulk of losses. Vedanta Resources declined 3.47% to £21.44, while Antofagasta was down 3.35% to £13.29 and Kaza...

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