£56bn wiped from FTSE 100 over China-US fears following Huawei arrest

London’s blue-chip index closed 3.6% lower, at 6,674.01.

Shares were hit on Thursday (PA)

By Press Association City Staff

A stock market bloodbath saw £56 billion wiped off the FTSE 100 on Thursday as fears that the arrest of a senior Huawei official in Canada could reignite tension between the US and China.