More Worries About U.S.-China Trade Talks
Global equities paused for thought Thursday, after a lack of fresh positivity around the US-China trade war weighed on markets.
The first three days of the week saw strong gains for stocks around the world, but sentiment was more muted Thursday.
Investors are concerned that a deal may not be reached if the US doesn't amend its plans to keep tariffs on China, a move designed to ensure Beijing complies with any agreement signed between the two countries.
More worrying data out of Germany dampened sentiment in Europe, while US futures are pointing down.