Dow Futures Slip, European Stocks Decline Due to China Trade Concerns

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European stocks on Monday struggled for direction, held back on concern over U.S.-China trade talks. The Dow Jones Industrial Average looked set for a lower open.

After losing 2.95% last week, the Stoxx Europe 600 declined 0.09% to 379.88.

The German DAX fell 0.29% to 11978.16, the French CAC 40 fell 0.4% to 5466.48 and the U.K. FTSE 100 declined 0.24% to 7137.89.