Trump, Xi Unlikely To Meet Before March 1 Trade Deadline: U.S

Trump, Xi Unlikely To Meet Before March 1 Trade Deadline: U.S

Trump is scheduled to meet the North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Vietnam during a denuclearization summit and then he expected that he could schedule his meeting with Xi on the same trip. South Korea's Kospi was a close second, down 1.24 percent.

Trump responded "No" and shook his head when asked if he would meet with Xi this month.

Speaking to reporters at the White House on Thursday, Trump confirmed that no meetings between him and Xi were planned before the March 1 deadline for a deal. Hong Kong's Hang Seng, reopening after a Lunar New Year break, gave up 0.2 percent to 27,946.32.

The American Soybean Association says trade talks are good, soybean purchases are good, but lifting the tariff that China slapped on US soybean imports would be better. The trade dispute between the world's two largest economies, which has cooled in recent months, has weighed on the outlook of businesses and the global economy. Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin and the US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer are expected in China next week to deploy the third round of negotiations between the two countries that have lasted since late past year. Officials have reported little progress on contentious issues but remain hopeful that a deal will be struck.

Stocks fell in the Philippines, Indonesia and Singapore but rose in Malaysia.

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The trade struggled between the United States and China, it seems, have been the mover of markets - or the thwarter of markets - many times in the past few months, and Friday seems to be no exception. Although no further details were revealed by the president in regard to such issues, it is expected that on the table will be the most recent militarization of the South China Sea by China, something that the usa perceives as a major threat to worldwide security. The broad S&P 500 index shed 0.9 percent to 2,706.05.

The benchmark Dow Jones Industrial Average lost more than 300 points following Kudlow's remarks but pared some of these losses, closing down 0.9 percent for the day. The Russell 2000 index of smaller company stocks dropped 0.8 percent to 1,505.63.

After Trump hosted Chinese Vice Premier Liu He at the White House last week, one administration official privately likened the direction of negotiations to the president's caving to Democrats in the shutdown battle over funding for a border wall. It dropped $1.37 to settle at $52.64 per barrel in NY.

CURRENCIES: The dollar weakened to 109.76 yen from 109.82 yen late Thursday. The euro eased to $1.1330 from $1.1341.

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