FTSE Retreats After Barcelona Attacks

Saturday, August 19, 2017

After briefly making some gains earlier in the week, the FTSE 100 retreated again following the news of terrorist attacks in Barcelona. The ongoing tension between US president Donald Trump and the North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has, at least temporarily, cooled, but investors were pushed back to traditional safe-haven assets anyway as a terror attack in Las Ramblas, Barcelona, led to 13 deaths an injured numerous others.

The FTSE 100 slipped by 1 percent following the news, while the S&P 500 is down by 1.5 percent, after the White House was forced to issue a statement denying that Gary Cohn, Trumps economic advisor, had resigned.

EasyJet and International Consolidated Airlines, the owner of British Airways, both fell by two percent, while InterContinental Hotels, which owns both...

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