Donald Trump said he will delay the application of additional tariffs on Chinese imports. Photo: EPA-EFE

Donald Trump to delay extra tariffs on Chinese imports

  • US president cites ‘substantial progress’ in announcement that he will delay tariff hike
  • Trump suggests further US-China negotiations will precede a face-to-face meeting between him and Chinese President Xi Jinping
Topic |   US-China trade war

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Donald Trump said he will delay the application of additional tariffs on Chinese imports. Photo: EPA-EFE
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Investors monitor stock prices at a brokerage house in Beijing on November 16, 2018. Photo: Simon Song

Asia stocks gain over trade war progress, with China shares posting biggest daily jump in 3 years

  • Shanghai Composite Index enters bull market. So does CSI 300 Index
  • Turnover in China tops US$3.4 trillion – the highest since November 2015
Topic |   Stocks

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Investors monitor stock prices at a brokerage house in Beijing on November 16, 2018. Photo: Simon Song
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