U.S. Markets Open Higher After Sell-offs In Asia, Europe Amid Tariff Concerns

The Dow was up slightly in early trading. Earlier, Japan's Nikkei dove 4.5 percent, while Shanghai's Composite Index slumped 3.5 percent. Indexes were also down in London, Frankfurt and Paris.

Updated at 10:27 a.m. ET

U.S. stock indexes rose in early trading Friday after markets in Asia and Europe fell in the wake of amid increased fears of a trade war as the White House prepared to impose

You're reading a preview, sign up to read more.

More from NPR

NPR2 min readSociety
6 People Shot, 1 Fatally, At Graduation Party In Philadelphia
Four of the people injured were teenagers. "It's just another case of wanton and senseless violence that we can't get our brains around," the city's police commissioner said.
NPR12 min readPolitics
Tobacco's 'Special Friend': What Internal Documents Say About Mitch McConnell
The Senate majority leader wants to raise the age for tobacco sales to 21. An NPR review of once-secret documents shows how closely McConnell has worked with the industry over decades.
NPR5 min read
A Year After Spinal Surgery, A $94,000 Bill Feels Like A Backbreaker
A service called neuromonitoring can cut the risk of nerve damage during delicate surgery. But some patients are receiving large bills they didn't expect.