European stocks slightly slip on Thursday. Fears of global recession and disorderly Brexit kept investors away from risky assets.
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson decided to suspend parliament ahead of Brexit for mostly 1 month. As a result of such act, the chance that Johnson could face a no-confidence vote increased.
Pound fell today and its falling help FTSE 100 to rise 0.14%.
The Trump administration on Wednesday, stamped extra 5% tariffs on $300 bilion in Chinese goods on September 1st and December 15th.