FTSE down as Trump pushes ahead with China tariffs

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The FTSE fell 0.84% on Monday to 7,567.53 points as stocks were hit worldwide by the escalating trade war between the US and China after President Trump announced on Friday he would go ahead with tariffs against Beijing.

The FTSE 250 closed the day down 0.03% to 20,999.60 points.

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