US STOCKS-S&P falls on interest rate, trade concerns; P&G lifts Dow
* Honeywell erases gains after warning of slower China growth
WASHINGTON China has delivered a written response to U.S. demands for wide-ranging trade reforms, three U.S. government sources said on Wednesday, a move that could trigger negotiations to bring an end to a withering trade war between the world's top economies.
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European stocks ended a choppy trading session broadly flat on Friday but managed to eke out a weekly gain despite mixed third-quarter earnings and while the budget row between Italy's populist government and the European Union heated up.
European stocks managed a modest rise on Friday, recovering from the previous session's sharp fall thanks to a recovery in oil prices, while weak results from Michelin and Bouygues reignited investors' concerns about autos and construction stocks.
* Carrefour jumps 9 pct after Q3 sales rise (Updates prices, adds quotes, graphic)
European shares opened slightly higher on Thursday as a flurry of corporate trading updates somewhat quelled fears of fast-rising U.S. interest rates amid ongoing concerns the Sino-U.S. trade conflict could escalate and hurt the global economy.
* ConvaTec sinks 33 pct after profit warning (Updates prices, adds details)
European shares failed to rebound on Monday after their worst week since a correction in February as a flurry of threats such as trade wars, rising U.S. yields, a slowdown in China, Brexit and the Italy/EU budget row continued to weigh on markets.
European stocks failed to stage a recovery on Friday, posting their worst week since a market correction last February as a new sell-off hit bourses across the globe, amid worries about protectionism and fast-rising U.S. interest rates.
European stocks bounced back strongly on Friday from a sharp selloff in world markets, after Asian shares staged a partial recovery overnight.
* VAT Group drives tech down on weaker chip demand (Updates prices, adds details)
European shares fell on Wednesday as investors assessed whether worries about global growth warranted the caution that led Wall Street and Asian markets to trade sideways the day before.
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