Keeping up his tough talk, U.S. President Donald Trump told reporters that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's government should "get their act together" or face the consequences, and suggested that his earlier threat to unleash "fire and fury" on North Korea was too mild.
"Another negative open, third on the trot, comes after a USA equity selloff, inspired by fresh Trump aggression towards North Korea, made for a weak session in Asia overnight", Michael van Dulken, head of research at Accendo Markets in London, said by e-mail.
On the London stock market, mining shares saw the biggest falls as many metal prices were hit by the geopolitical concerns.
The escalation of the rhetoric between the United States and North Korea is keeping market participants on their toes and with no fresh economic reports the price action is dictated by the headlines.
In the eurozone, the Paris CAC 40 dropped nearly 0.7 per cent to 5,081.92 points compared with the closing level on Thursday.
The Russian dollar-traded index RTS was down 1.49 percent, and ruble-traded MICEX fell 1.29 percent by midday.
The US Consumer Price Index (CPI) edged up 0.1% last month after staying flat in June and falling by 0.1% in May.
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A near two-hour delay held up the later starters, but when play resumed Matsuyama secured two more birdies to match the American. "I'm not exactly sure", the young lady said. "He made every putt around 20 feet, and was seven under after nine", Phelps said.
The likes of Delph and Nasri seem to be headed out as there is no place for them in this already star studded midfield. Wilfried Bony should in all possibility be on the way out, not that it would affect the Manchester club in any way.
Wolfe also posted a picture of his swollen ankle after he had gone for magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) exam. Wolfe had 51 tackles and 5.5 sacks a year ago and is a huge part of the Broncos run defense and pass rush.
Finally, Diego Costa remains away from the squad following his public fallout with Antonio Conte and the club over the summer. A performance like this, maybe somewhat hard to come by with the amount of action he will surely face.
They have be stronger and the squad needs freshening up, which has started to happen and I think will continue to happen. Speaking in an exclusive interview with ESPN FC, the BT Sport pundit said: "The mentality has got to improve".
Fans and clubs alike are looking for immediate success which adds pressure to what is already significant investments. One of which was against West Ham , United's opponents on Sunday as the new Premier League season gets underway.
Two late goals from Aaron Ramsey and Olivier Giroud , brought the Gunners back from a one-goal deficit in the final 10 minutes. The Gunners managed a 4-3 victory over Leicester in a thrilling encounter at the Emirates this evening.
Unsafe conditions are keeping Fresno police from recovering a vehicle containing two bodies believed to be missing Thai students. I would like family members to know that recovering their loved ones is a top priority at my office right now.
His comments punctuate President Donald Trump's warning that North Korea will be met with "fire and fury" if it threatens the US. But it also said that if the US and South Korea took a first strike against North Korea, China should intervene.
Manchester United v West Ham United
The Premier League legend said on BBC Sport: " Chelsea I do sense, there is something brewing there, which isn't nice". Defenders Luke Shaw, Marcos Rojo and winger Ashley Young are out with long-term injuries.
Pampling hits bad , rushed tee shot at US PGA
And we were walking up, and we were talking about like if we can get a tee shot on 18, we could finish the round", Day explained. Since he teed off, even if the horn blew to stop play, his group could elect to finish the hole since one ball was in play.
Pulis closes in on five signings
Can Bournemouth beat West Brom? West Bromwich Albion enjoyed a 1-0 victory in their Premier League opener. Early stages of the second half were very similar to the first 45 minutes.
North Korea Has Markets Nervous But Not Panicked
Crude futures meanwhile extended losses on fears of slowing demand and lingering concerns over global oversupply. The DXY index gave up all of its gains this morning, returning to unchanged at about 93.55.
Neymar named in PSG squad to face Guingamp
Anything other than a spectacular debut showing from Neymar and the criticism will begin in earnest. The 25-year-old is set to make his debut this Sunday away at Guingamp.
Bills trade Sammy Watkins to Rams, acquire Matthews
Watkins is going to command top dollar in free agency next year regardless of whether he has a Pro Bowl season or not. Matthews ends his time with the Eagles after three seasons, pulling in 225 catches for 2,673 yards and 19 touchdowns.