Global stocks drop after Trump talks down dollar

Beijing • Global stock markets turned lower and the dollar was volatile Thursday after President Donald Trump withdrew a threat to declare China a currency manipulator and said the U.S. currency was “getting too strong.” Tensions over North Korea also weighed on investors ahead of a long weekend in many markets. KEEPING SCORE: In Europe, London’s FTSE-100 lost 0.6 percent to 7,307 and France’s CAC-40 shed 0.6 percent to 5,072. German’s DAX slid 0.4 percent to 12,108. On Wall Street, the future f...

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