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The German stock market has to post discounts on Friday.

The DAX opened 0.5 percent easier at 12,252.68 points and is also in the further course of trading deeply in the loss zone. Also the TecDAX is currently giving up after losing 0.3 percent to 2,873.33 points at the start.

After the recent price gains, restraint is now required, especially as the tariff dispute between the US and China is weighing on investors' sentiment. The postponed decision of US President Donald Trumps regarding the EU auto-tariff is positively received. "The DAX dances after the president whistle" comments CMC Markets. Investors know that one statement by the US President Donald Trump could send the courses back down.

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The European stock exchanges show losses on Friday.

The EuroSTOXX 50 started 0.1 percent lower at 3,433.69 points and is also subsequently in the minus.

After recent price gains, the time has come for profit taking before the weekend. The tariff dispute continues to weigh on the market: "A failure of the talks has never been as likely as it is now," warned portfolio manager Thomas Altmann of financial advisor QC Partners.

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Wall Street is trading in the red on Friday.

The Dow Jones launched at a discount of 0.55 percent at 25,719.95 meters in the trade, fighting in the further trade, however, before the zero line. Also the Tech Index NASDAQ composite began the day 0.87 percent easier at 7,829.03 points, but can narrow his losses afterwards.

The US-Chinese trade dispute remains in the focus of investors. "The resumed trade talks are currently shaking up the markets," said David Folkerts-Landau of Deutsche Bank. In particular, the developments in the next two weeks are important to be able to assess whether there is a de-escalation.

The better-than-expected US consumer sentiment gives some boost to the stock markets. She had risen to the highest level in 15 years.

The Brexit chaos also remains interesting. Labor leader Jeremy Corbyn said the talks with the British government regarding a compromise failed.

On the corporate side, Pinterest is moving into the focus of investors. The company had presented disappointing quarterly figures on Thursday after-hours.

The Asian indices did not find a common direction on Friday.

In Tokyo, the Japanese index closed Nikkei 225 0.89 percent higher at 21,250.09 points. Support comes from the weaker yen.

In contrast, the bears dominated in China. On the Chinese mainland fell the Shanghai Composite by 2.48 percent to 2,882.30 meters. In Hong Kong, the Hang Seng 1.16 percent down to 27,946.46 meters.

Contradictory signals in the trade dispute provide risk aversion among investors.

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