Trade war: Trump considers delisting Chinese firms from US markets


President Donald Trump's administration is considering delisting Chinese companies from US stock exchanges, three sources briefed on the matter said on Friday, in what would be a radical escalation of US-China trade tensions. The move would be part of a broader effort to limit US investment in Chinese companies, two of the sources said.

One said it was motivated by the Trump administration's growing security concerns about the companies' activities. Major US stock indexes slipped on the news, which came days before.

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