European stocks lose ground on U.S.-China tensions – MarketWatch
European stocks on Thursday took a step back, as the worlds two largest economies continue to clash, and ahead of the latest decision from the European Central Bank.Losses also were seen for the German DAX
French CAC 40
and U.K. FTSE 100
China, where the coronavirus outbreak originated, reported a 3.2% rise in gross domestic product in the second quarter, though it also reported a surprise decline in retail sales for June.