11/28/2019, 7:33 AM (Source: TeleTrader)
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Europe lower in premarket amid US-China UK tensions

European stock market indexes were down on Thursday as investors focused on rising tensions between the United States and China after Beijing slammed the US for adopting a bill backing protesters in Hong Kong. Meanwhile, a poll released late on Wednesday showed that United Kingdom Prime Minister Boris Johnson is likely to win a majority in the December 12 general election.

US markets will be closed on Thursday for Thanksgiving.

The DAX lost 0.23% at 7:29 am CET. The CAC 40 in France was down 0.25% at 7:24 am CET and London's FTSE 100 fell 0.48% at 7:30 am CET.

The euro gained 0.06% against the dollar at 7:31 am CET to go for 1.10081.

Breaking the News / VP