FTSE CLOSE: Chancellor reports UK economic growth forecasts up in his Spring Statement; FTSE 100 tumbles 1.05%



Alex Sebastian Host commentator
Auto-update 17:52 FTSE Close Sterling rose and the FTSE 100 was left nursing heavy losses as political developments on both sides of the Atlantic played their part in markets on Tuesday.
News that Donald Trump had sacked his secretary of state Rex Tillerson, along with US inflation data, sent the dollar down sharply against the pound, leaving sterling at 1.398 US dollars, up 0.5 per cent on the day.
Turmoil in the White House, which has increased markedly since Mr Trump came to power, has tended to have a negative impact on the greenback.
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13 March 2018 in Business, Views: 34
Source: Daily Mail
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