UK stocks slump again as FTSE losses mount

The FTSE 100 has shed 40 points in early trading to move back towards the 6,400 mark, compounding losses suffered in recent days.

The index was down 0.6% at 6,425 in morning trading, following a 0.5% fall on Monday and a 1.3% fall last week. Those drops have all been pinned on investors' concerns over a forthcoming slowdown in...

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