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EUROPEAN STOCK FUTURES IN THE RED (0628 GMT)
European stock futures are in the red as markets seem to be
willing to take a breather after a recent surge on expectations
of more fiscal stimulus in the U.S.
Investors are wary of U.S. politics with President Donald
Trump seen as a risk factor in his last nine days in office,
while Democrats are trying to oust him.
Besides the U.S. are lifting restrictions on Taiwan in a
move that is likely to anger China and increase tensions between
Beijing and Washington.
Virus worries continue to weigh with most of Europe under
strictest restrictions and mainland China seeing its biggest
daily increase in virus infections in more than five months.