China’s main benchmark index slides almost 4% as Beijing orders the closure of a U.S. consulate in Chengdu, signaling further deterioration in relations

U.S. stock futures slid Friday, amid the rising tension between Washington and Beijing that threatens to cloud prospects for trade between the worlds two largest economies.
Futures tied to the S&P 500 ticked down 0.4%, putting the S&P 500 index on track to end the week largely flat or with a muted decline after three consecutive weeks of gains.