Stocks slip after US trade official's comments but energy up
Updated : February 28, 2019 06:27 AM IST
Global stock indexes ended with mostly slight losses on Wednesday after US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said it was too early to predict an outcome in US-China trade talks,
US President Donald Trump said on Sunday he would delay a self-imposed March 1 deadline to raise tariffs on Chinese imports after "productive" trade talks.
The S&P 500 energy index gained 0.4 percent, helping to limit losses in the benchmark S&P 500 index.
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