Financial Markets Rocked by International Security Concerns
Investors offloaded risky assets amid heightened international security concerns after Turkey shot down a Russian warplane and the US issued a global travel alert for American citizens.
The latest military action near the Syrian border prompted European bourses to tumble into the red, as the escalating tension prompted nervous investors to flee to safe havens, such as gold stocks. The pan-EuropeanFTSEurofirst 300 index slipped 1.3pc to 1,481.27. Meanwhile, back in London, the FTSE 100 fell 28.26 points, or 0.45pc, to 6,277.23. Details