World stocks slide over trade tensions, German politics

People stand by an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Monday, June 18, 2018. Asian shares were mostly lower Monday amid worries about trade tensions as the U.S. and China both started putting tariffs in motion. China and Hong Kong markets were closed for a national holiday. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
People stand by an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Monday, June 18, 2018. Asian shares were mostly lower Monday amid worries about trade tensions as the U.S. and China both started putting tariffs in motion. China and Hong Kong markets were closed for a national holiday. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara), The Associated Press

SINGAPORE (AP) — Global stocks dropped Monday on concerns over trade as the U.S. and China scheduled the start of tariffs on each other’s goods, and a row over migrants threatened the German government. Markets in China and Hong Kong were closed for a holiday.

KEEPING SCORE: Germany’s DAX lost 1.3 percent to 12,839 and France’s CAC 40 shed 1.2 percent to 5,433. Britain’s FTSE 100 dipped 0.4 percent to 7,605. Wall Street was poised to open lower. Dow futures dropped 0.7 percent and the S&P 500 futures were down 0.6 percent.

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