Markets mixed


Overnight, the MSCI Asia Pacific Index dropped 0.9% while Japan’s Topix index ended the session 0.4% lower, well off the session lows. In Europe, the Stoxx 600 Index was 0.6 percent higher at 5:50 a.m. Eastern Time as the region’s equities recovered some of yesterday’s losses on the softening of U.S. trade rhetoric. S&P 500 futures pointed to a gain at the open, the 10-year Treasury yield was at 2.412% and gold slipped

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