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By Barbara Kollmeyer

European stocks opened lower on Friday, with investors rattled by rising tensions between the U.S. and China. The Stoxx Europe 600 index /zigman2/quotes/210599654/delayed XX:SXXP -0.78% fell 0.9%, while the German DAX /zigman2/quotes/210597999/delayed DX:DAX -0.64% dropped 1.2% and the FTSE 100 index /zigman2/quotes/210598409/delayed UK:UKX -1.33% fell 0.8%. U.S. equities fell into the close on Thursday after President Donald Trump said he would hold a news conference to discuss China on Friday. The U.S. has been expressing unhappiness with China, which just passed controversial new security laws for Hong Kong. Dow futures /zigman2/quotes/210407078/delayed YM00 -0.53% were down over 100 points. Among stocks on the move, shares of AstraZeneca PLC /zigman2/quotes/200304487/composite AZN +0.90% /zigman2/quotes/203048482/delayed UK:AZN -1.57% climbed 3.4% after the company reported strong results for a Phase III trial of its Tagrisso lung-cancer drug. Shares of Renault SA /zigman2/quotes/200919924/delayed FR:RNO -1.37% slid 4.5% after the French carmaker announced it would cut more than 14,000 jobs over 3 years. That was amid a weaker auto sector overall.

/zigman2/quotes/210599654/delayed
XX : STOXX
365.43
-2.86 -0.78%
Volume: 0.00
July 3, 2020 11:03p
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/zigman2/quotes/210597999/delayed
DAX
DX : Xetra Indices
12,528.18
-80.28 -0.64%
Volume: 54,014
July 3, 2020 6:30p
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/zigman2/quotes/210598409/delayed
UK : FTSE UK
6,157.30
-83.06 -1.33%
Volume: 452,914
July 3, 2020 4:59p
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/zigman2/quotes/210407078/delayed
US : U.S.: CBOT
$ 25,623.00
-136.00 -0.53%
Volume: 70,125
July 3, 2020 11:59a
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/zigman2/quotes/200304487/composite
US : U.S.: NYSE
$ 53.80
+0.48 +0.90%
Volume: 0.00
July 2, 2020 4:00p
P/E Ratio
103.50
Dividend Yield
2.55%
Market Cap
$140.59 billion
Rev. per Employee
$342,432
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/zigman2/quotes/203048482/delayed
UK : U.K.: London
8,459.00 p
-135.00 -1.57%
Volume: 581,645
July 3, 2020 4:35p
P/E Ratio
92.71
Dividend Yield
2.58%
Market Cap
£111.01 billion
Rev. per Employee
N/A
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/zigman2/quotes/200919924/delayed
FR : France: Euronext Paris
22.30
-0.31 -1.37%
Volume: 1.14M
July 3, 2020 5:35p
P/E Ratio
N/A
Dividend Yield
0.00%
Market Cap
€6.49 billion
Rev. per Employee
N/A
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