SINGAPORE | World markets rise despite Trump’s renewed tariff threat
SINGAPORE — World markets were mostly higher on Tuesday despite U.S. President Donald Trump saying it’s “highly unlikely” he’ll hold off on raising tariffs ahead of a closely-watched meeting with his Chinese counterpart.
KEEPING SCORE: Germany’s DAX index gained 0.3 percent to 11,381.78 and France’s CAC 40 added 0.2 percent to 5,006.05.
Britain’s FTSE 100 index was flat at 7,037.15. Wall Street was set for a moderate start. Futures for the broad S&P 500 index rose 0.1 percent to 2,671.20.