Miners, banks drag FTSE 100 down; JD Sports scales new peak

(Reuters) -London’s FTSE 100 ended lower on Tuesday, dragged down by heavyweight metals and banking stocks, while JD Sports Fashion jumped to the top of the index after reporting strong earnings.FILE PHOTO: The London Stock Exchange Group offices are seen in the City of London, Britain, December 29, 2017. REUTERS/Toby Melville/File PhotoThe blue-chip index fell… Continue reading Miners, banks drag FTSE 100 down; JD Sports scales new peak