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World shares mostly slide in 'Black Friday' retreat


November 29, 2019

BEIJING (AP) — Stock markets mostly fell Friday as investors gauged whether renewed China-U.S. tensions might lead to a "Black Friday" sell-off, and with U.S. traders largely out for a long weekend.

U.S. financial markets were closed Thursday for the Thanksgiving holiday and will have a half-day session on Friday.

After Asian indexes closed lower, Britain's FTSE 100 dropped 0.2% to 7,402 and the CAC 40 in Paris edged up 0.1% to 5,920. Germany's DAX recovered from losses on the open to trade 0.2% higher at 13,266.

U.S. futures were lower, with the contract for the Dow Jones Industrial Aver...

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