LONDON (Reuters) – European shares edged down slightly on Tuesday at the open but clung to highs not seen since October as optimism about Sino/U.S. trade talks helped maintain morale despite a few earnings disappointments such as HSBC’s and BHP Group’s.
At 0829 GMT, the STOXX 600 was down 0.2 percent with most European bourses close to flat.
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A new round of talks between the U.S. and China to resolve their trade war will take place in Washington on Tuesday.
Among the stocks in the red and pulling indexes down was HSBC, which reported a disappointing annual profit as higher costs and a stocks rout chipped...
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