Donald Himpele Jnr works at his post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Volatility has dominated the markets this week, but analysts said investors needed to take the long view. Photo: AP

Markets stage comeback after Friday trade war talks, despite Trump’s tariff increase on Chinese goods

  • US stocks recovered from a weeklong sell-off after the Trump administration followed through with a rise in duties at midnight
  • Trump tweeted positively about China and his relationship with Xi Jinping
Topic |   US-China trade war

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Donald Himpele Jnr works at his post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Volatility has dominated the markets this week, but analysts said investors needed to take the long view. Photo: AP
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Jodi Xu Klein

Jodi Xu Klein is an award-winning business journalist with 20 years of experience. She joined the Post in 2017, after a decade based in the US reporting for The Wall Street Journal and Bloomberg. She was part of the Time Magazine team that won the Henry R. Luce Award, breaking the China SARS story.

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Daniel Bases

Daniel joined the Post as US correspondent in 2019 to cover the evolving US-China relationship. He’s an award-winning print and broadcast correspondent and editor who analyses and reports on financial markets, foreign policy and general news. He started his journalism career at CNN then spent 22 years with Reuters on assignments in Europe, Asia and Latin America.