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SINGAPORE | Markets rebounding on China data, report of Trump-Xi meet

SINGAPORE— Share prices in Asia rebounded Friday on a report that President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping may meet at the Group of 20 summit in Argentina in late November. The Wall Street Journal said the White House had informed officials in Beijing that it would go ahead with a summit meeting … Continue reading SINGAPORE | Markets rebounding on China data, report of Trump-Xi meet

BEIJING | Japan’s Aso, Chinese officials endorse global trade system

BEIJING — Japan’s finance minister and Chinese officials have pledged support for the multilateral system of global trade regulation ahead of a possible new round of U.S. tariff hikes in a battle over Beijing’s technology policy. Taro Aso, who was in Beijing for financial talks, made no mention of the U.S.-Chinese tariff war but said … Continue reading BEIJING | Japan’s Aso, Chinese officials endorse global trade system

SEOUL, South Korea | Asian stocks marginally higher on backdrop of US-China talks

SEOUL, South Korea— Asian stock markets were marginally higher on Friday as U.S. and Chinese officials held a new round of talks seeking to avert a trade war between the world’s two largest economies. KEEPING SCORE: Japan’s Nikkei 225 added 0.4 percent to 22,925.04 and South Korea’s Kospi index also added 0.2 percent to 2,452.48. … Continue reading SEOUL, South Korea | Asian stocks marginally higher on backdrop of US-China talks