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U.S., China resume trade talks to thrash out structural agreements

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The top U.S. and Chinese trade negotiators resumed high-level talks on Thursday to hash out a deal that could end their trade war, just over a week before a U.S.-imposed deadline to reach agreement expires and triggers a new round of tariffs. U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer (2ndL), Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin Read More

US & China start outlining deal to end trade war – reports

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The world’s two largest economies, the United States and China have reportedly started laying out a deal to put an end to their seven-month trade dispute. Sources told Reuters the broad outline of what could make up a deal is beginning to emerge from high level talks held on Thursday and Friday in Washington. Beijing Read More

Asia shares rise on U.S.-China trade deal optimism, Aussie tumbles

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TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian shares pulled ahead to fresh 4-1/2-month highs and U.S. equity futures rose on a Reuters report that the United States and China have started to tackle the stickiest issues in their trade war. Visitors look at a stock quotation board at Tokyo Stock Exchange in Tokyo Japan, October 11, 2018. REUTERS/Issei Read More

Exclusive: U.S., China sketch outlines of deal to end trade war – sources

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States and China have started to outline commitments in principle on the stickiest issues in their trade dispute, marking the most significant progress yet toward ending a seven-month trade war, according to sources familiar with the negotiations. FILE PHOTO: U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, second from left, U.S. Trade Representative Read More

Asia shares steady after Fed minutes, Aussie rallies

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TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian shares held near 4-1/2-month highs on Thursday after U.S. Federal Reserve minutes affirmed it would be “patient” on interest rate rises and risk assets got a lift from hopes of further progress in U.S.-China trade talks. Visitors look at a stock quotation board at Tokyo Stock Exchange in Tokyo Japan, October Read More

Asia shares scale four-and-a-half month peak on hopes of U.S.-China trade deal

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TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian stocks advanced to 4-1/2-month highs on Wednesday as investors bet that Chinese and U.S. trade negotiators would be able to secure a deal to de-escalate their year-long tariff war. FILE PHOTO: A visitor is seen as market prices are reflected in a glass window at the Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE) in Read More

‘No rush!’ US vows to keep sanctions on N. Korea as Trump prepares to meet Kim

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The US is not ready to lift any sanctions against North Korea, the State Department has announced, just as Donald Trump said he is in “no rush” to seek compromise ahead of his “exciting” summit with Kim Jong-un next week. “We have been clear on sanctions. These are the world’s sanctions and that is something…that Read More

Asia shares rally to four-and-a-half month peak on hopes of U.S.-China trade deal

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TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian stocks advanced to 4-1/2-month highs on Wednesday as investors bet that Chinese and U.S. trade negotiators would be able to secure a deal to de-escalate their year-long tariff war. FILE PHOTO: A visitor is seen as market prices are reflected in a glass window at the Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE) in Read More

Trump says March 1 deadline for China trade talks not 'magical' date

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that trade talks with China were going well and suggested he was open to pushing off the deadline to complete negotiations, saying March 1 was not a “magical” date. FILE PHOTO: Containers are seen at the Yangshan Deep Water Port in Shanghai, China April 24, Read More

China-U.S. trade talks 'making a final sprint': state media

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SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Chinese state media on Saturday expressed cautious optimism over trade talks between the United States and China, a day after President Xi Jinping said a week of discussions had produced “step-by-step” progress. Aides set up platforms before a group photo with members of U.S. and Chinese trade negotiation delegations at the Diaoyutai Read More