The market was down about 2.6% for the year as the markets in the United States, Europe and China saw some of their biggest one-day declines in months.
That was followed by a drop of about 0.2% in Japan.
The U.S. stock market lost about 0% for 2018 as well.
Here are the main indicators for the U.K. market:Investors have been anticipating the Bank of England to cut interest rates, but a number of economic forecasts are not expected to change.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained about 654 points on Tuesday.
The S&P 500 index climbed about 1,600 points, and the Nasdaq composite rose 1,300 points.
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article The U: S&s stock market dropped more than 1% for a second straight day Tuesday.
In its worst-ever drop since the financial crisis, it lost nearly 5% of its value since the start of the year.
The market has fallen nearly 50% from its peak of $14,500 in late October.
It’s now down about 3% from the peak of the last recession in 2007.
That’s the worst run since 1929.
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