U.K. stocks fell Tuesday, with a decline in commodity shares.
The FTSE 100 fell 1% to 7,286.78, gaining momentum. All sectors fell, led by the main materials group.
On Tuesday, shares of iron ore and copper producer Anglo American PLC fell 3.2%. Shares of iron ore heavyweights Rio Tinto PLC and BHP Billiton PLC lost 2.7% and 2.3%, respectively.