- FTSE 100 down 0.3%, FTSE 250 off 0.2%
Oct 29 (Reuters) – UK shares tracked global markets lower on Friday, with anxiety over potential interest rate hikes and a slide in state-backed bank NatWest dragging down the blue-chip FTSE 100.
NatWest (NWG.L) fell 4.2% even as its third-quarter profit tripled. However, the bank took a 294 million pound charge which included a provision for an expected fine for money laundering failings. read more
The domestically focussed mid-cap index (.FTMC) fell 0.2%.
Reporting by Bansari Mayur Kamdar in Bengaluru; Editing by Subhranshu Sahu
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