7/9/2019, 5:30 PM (Source: TeleTrader)
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Europe closes lower with trade, Brexit in focus

Equities on major stock markets in Europe finished the Tuesday's trading session in the red with trade and Brexit in focus. White House chief economic advisor Larry Kudlow said negotiations between the European Union, the United States and China should move forward in the near future. Meanwhile, Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn stated the next prime minister of the United Kingdom should put the Withrawal Agreement to a public vote.

The FTSE 100 was down 0.17% at the closing bell, as Micro Focus International plc tumbled 5.08%. The DAX fell 0.85%, with Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co. KGaA​ losing 5.45%. The CAC 40 dropped 0.31% concurrently, as ArcelorMittal S.A. ​plunged 5.60%.

The euro was flat against the dollar at 5:29 pm CET, to change hands for $1.12080. At the same time, the pound decreased 0.44% to $1.24592.

Breaking the News / MD