Hopes are dim for any breakthrough in the talks as mass protests continue into their fourth week amid renewed aggression from police forces.
China's GDP grew at its slowest pace since 2009, exacerbating fears of a continued slowdown there, and throughout the world.
Fashion designer Oscar de la Renta was remembered by celebrities on Twitter after he died Monday.
A reward was offered for information on the whereabouts of the university students, who vanished after a police shootout in Guerrero.
Wall Street is bracing for more volatility Tuesday, as corporate earnings, coupled with China GDP data, could inject more uncertainty.
The agreement between EU and Chinese officials ends a yearlong dispute that had ratcheted up trade tensions.
Apple's iPads are still facing declining sales, but Apple CEO Tim Cook isn't worried.