Currency 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. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.