Trump invites Xi to US to sign phase one of trade agreement, says official
"President Trump has invited President Xi to the United States if we are able to get that deal to sign phase one trade agreement. I think we're relatively close to an agreement, a phase one agreement on trade that would make trade fairer and freer and more reciprocal between the US and China," US National Security Advisor Robert O'Brien said.
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Piyush Goyal to visit US for trade talks next week
Immediate issues that need attention are likely to be discussed during the visit in the run up to a larger trade deal, sources said. While India and the US have ruled out any structural reason or major issue holding back a bilateral trade deal, the two have been embroiled in a series of trade spats, both bilaterally and at the World Trade Organization.
Donald Trump vows China trade deal will help farmers
The deal will "take care of the farmers" as well as "some of the other things" like banking, he said in another of his impromptu briefings before departing on a trip to Chicago.
India gained $755 million in additional exports to US due to US-China trade war: UNCTAD
India gained about $755 mn in additional exports to US in the first half of 2019 due to trade war with China.
Phase one of trade deal with China to be signed ahead of schedule: Donald Trump
Trump said that (first phase of the deal) would take care of the farmers and banking needs. Both Trump and Xi Jinping are scheduled to attend the APEC summit in Chilean capital Santiago from November 11 to 17.
US envoy Sondland reverses impeachment testimony, says he knew of Ukraine quid pro quo
In a reversal of his initial testimony in the impeachment inquiry last month, Gordon Sondland said that by the beginning of September, "in the absence of any credible explanation for the suspension of aid, I presumed that the aid suspension had become linked to the proposed anti-corruption statement."
Dollar drifts as trade deal doubts creep in, pound eyes BoE
The dollar index against a basket of six major currencies was steady at 97.952.
Gold little changed as investors seek clarity on trade negotiations
US gold futures were down 0.1 per cent at $1,491.70 per ounce.
Rupee opens 10 paise down at 71.08 against dollar
The local currency on Wednesday closed 28 paise down at 70.97 against the greenback.
Donald Trump's Russia nominee affirms Rudy Giuliani helped oust an envoy
That followed a campaign by Giuliani who singled her out for what he deemed an anti-Trump agenda. Asked why he instructed Yovanovitch to come home from Ukraine, Sulllivan told the Senate Foreign Relations Committee.
Oil unchanged after overnight losses amid caution over trade talks
Gasoline and distillate inventories dropped 2.8 million barrels and by 622,000 barrels respectively.
Crude oil rally hinges on US-China trade deal, Opec output cuts
The market remained cautious on the prospects of a trade deal.
Donald Trump says Baghdadi's top replacement also 'terminated'
"Just confirmed that Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi's number one replacement has been terminated by American troops. Most likely would have taken the top spot - Now he is also Dead!" Trump tweeted.
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