The Chinese stocks market is braced for another roller-coaster following overnight comments by US President Donald Trumps’ top trade negotiator, Robert Lighthizer, accusing Beijing of back-pedalling on commitments made during trade negotiations between two of the world’s biggest economies.
Trade talks will, however, continue, with a Chinese delegation in Washington on Thursday and Friday, Lighthizer said on Monday. Both sides have reasons to keep talking, even if the prospects of a short-term deal now appear distant, according to analysts.
Stay with us to for what promises to be an eventful day in the China and Hong Kong stock markets.
– Zhang Shidong in Shanghai, Azar Zaidi in Hong Kong