Aimed at Huawei and China trade, Trump's shots keep markets on their toes


US President Donald Trump on Friday said he was not ready to make a deal with China and even called a September round of trade talks into question, reviving concerns on financial markets that the bilateral dispute is unlikely to end anytime soon.

Trump also sowed confusion by saying that the United States would not do business with Chinese telecoms giant Huawei Technologies, only to have a White House official later clarify that he was referring to a ban on US government purchases of Huawei equipment, not requests for sales by US companies,.

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