BANGKOK | World stocks fall on doubts US shutdown deal will succeed

BANGKOK | World stocks fall on doubts US shutdown deal will succeed

BANGKOK —Jan 28, 2019— Stock markets mostly fell Monday on caution over China-U.S. trade talks and over the ability of U.S. congressional negotiators to forge a government funding bill acceptable to President Donald Trump.

KEEPING SCORE: Germany’s DAX lost 0.3 percent to 11,252 and the CAC 40 in France gave up 0.5 percent to 4,903. The FTSE 100 in Britain was down 0.4 percent at 6,781. Wall Street looked set for a slow start to the week, with the future contracts for the Dow Jones industrial average and the S&P 500 both down 0.4 percent.

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