The latest war of words between Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un spooked markets, as the threat of nuclear appears to grow. Global stock indices plunged after the US President upped the pressure on the North Korean dictator with more sanctions and dubbed the leader “rocket man”.

Kim Jong-un called Mr. Trump “mentally deranged” and threatened to test a hydrogen bomb in the Pacific. The FTSE 100 was nervy after Asian stocks plunged overnight, and Wall Street losses continued on Friday. The Dow Jones and S&P 500 both fell around 0.3 percent.  READ MORE