Shares fall, new escalation between USA and China

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PARIS (Reuters) – European stock markets ended sharply on Friday after a new escalation in the US-China trade dispute that took precedence over the much-anticipated speech by Jerome Powell, the president of the Reserve. Federal.

In Paris, the CAC 40 finished down 1.14% (61.38 points) to 5,326.87 points after rising to 5,421.28 in the morning. In London, the FTSE 100 lost 0.47% and in Frankfurt, the Dax fell by 1.15%.

The EuroStoxx 50 index dropped 1.17%, the FTSEurofirst 300 0.61% and the Stoxx 600 0.78%.

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