India, Oct. 10 -- European stocks look set to open on a cautious note Thursday as investors react to conflicting trade talk headlines.

The United States and China made no progress in deputy-level trade talks held on Monday and Tuesday in Washington, the South China Morning Post (SCMP) said, citing sources.

The White House has denied reports suggesting that Chinese Vice Premier Liu He is planning to leave Washington on Thursday after just one day of minister-level meetings.

Asian markets are trading mixed and the U.S. dollar ticked down slightly while oil prices fell on concerns of lower fuel demand.

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