Global markets fall as Huawei finance chief arrest reignites US-China trade war fears

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www.independent.co.uk—The FTSE 100 fell to a two-year low as shockwaves from the Huawei exec's arrest hit markets across the world

The global market rout is continuing after Huawei CFO's arrest adds to China trade-war jitters. Global stock market rout continues as geopolitical tensions heighten following arrest of Huawei CFO. Sabrina Meng Wanzhou, one of the Chinese tech giant's most senior staff, was arrested for allegedly attempting to evade newly-implemented US sanctions. The news added to already existing market worries about the state of global trade, and pushed all major European and Asian share indexes sharply lower. Oil is also sliding ahead of a meeting between OPEC member states later on Thursday. You can...