U.S. Markets closed

European shares move slightly higher with Brexit, Fed in focus; UK growth hits 6-month low

Silvia Amaro

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said Thursday that he is "very worried" about the ballooning U.S. debt. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Thursday in London that he hopes the UK and the EU will avoid a no-deal. Stocks in Europe traded slightly higher on Friday as investors tried to navigate through political uncertainty across the globe.