Stocks fell Wednesday as global government debt was bid higher, with investors awaiting further developments in the U.S.-China trade war. Overseas, European equities and sterling slid as political concerns mounted.

Here were the main moves in the market, as of 9:31 a.m. ET:

  • S&P 500 (^GSPC): -0.23%, or 6.56 points

  • Dow (^DJI): -0.21%, or 53.78 points

  • Nasdaq (^IXIC): -0.3%, or 23.76 points

  • 10-year U.S. Treasury yield (^TNX): -3.7 bps to 1.453%

  • 30-year U.S. Treasury yield (^TYX): -5.8 bps to 1.91%

    London’s FTSE 250 (^FTMC) was off about 1% and the pound plunged after British Prime Minister Boris Johnson confirmed he planned to suspend parliament just days after Members of Parliament (MPs) return from a summer recess, in a move to try and narrow the available window of time available

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