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Europe markets retreat ahead of central bank meetings

Dave Morris

European markets did not continue the rally that began in Asian markets as investors looked to central bank meetings in Europe and the U.S. U.S. President Donald Trump gave fresh hope to investors as he announced on Twitter that he would meet Chinese President Xi Jinping at the G-20 summit next week in Osaka, Japan. Trade negotiations had been stalled since mid-May after the U.S. accused China of reneging on aspects of the deal that had already been agreed, with China firing back in state media.