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Europe sucked into sell-off, sterling suffers Brexit blues

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By Marc JonesLONDON (Reuters) - European stocks were sucked into an increasingly global sell-off on Tuesday, as a rout in metals struck down miners and high-flying tech stocks suffered another sharp loss of altitude.London's FTSE was almost alone in showing resistance as the weaker pound again provided support, while even data showing a strong end to the year for most of the euro zone's big economies could not prevent falls elsewhere. U.S. futures were pointing to another Nasdaq drop later too amid worries that Donald Trump's long-promised tax cuts -- which took a big step forward on Monday ...

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First Published: Tue, December 05 2017. 18:25 IST