An index of eurozone shares (STOXXE) were down 0.5%, with the euro jumping to a four-month high. [FRX/]
EU leaders were making progress after three days of haggling over a plan to revive economies throttled by the COVID-19 pandemic, but Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte warned the discussions could still fall apart.
The broader European equities index (STOXX) also fell 0.5%, while Asian markets remained subdued as coronavirus cases increased in many countries. [GLOB/MKTS]
Swiss wealth manager Julius Baer Gruppe AG (S:BAER) declined 5.5% as it reported a 6% drop in assets under management from end-2019 in the six months through June.