FTSE up early after hitting 15-month low last week

Stock market

The FTSE 100 opened the week up 0.45% in early trading today after plunging to a 15-month low at Friday’s close.

The index of leading UK shares closed down 0.44% or 30.65 points on Friday at 6,921.94, firmly below the 7,000 mark and to a 15-month low. Fears of a looming trade war between China and the US saw the majority of European stocks go into the red.

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