Stocks prices displayed on an electronic stock board at the Asia Plus Securities Pcl headquarters are photographed with a zoom effect in Bangkok, Thailand. (Photographer: Dario Pignatelli/Bloomberg)

Stock Rout Eases on Trade Pledge; Pound Advances: Markets Wrap

(Bloomberg) -- European and Asian stocks dropped on Wednesday following the rout on Wall Street, though declines were contained and U.S. equity futures rose after China pledged to start delivering ...