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  • Peter Navarro, director of the National Trade Council, pauses during an interview outside the White House.

    Trump trade advisor Peter Navarro says recent reports that the U.S. is considering restrictions on Chinese companies are inaccurate.

  • *U.S.- China trade optimism boosts Europe. *Wall Street futures gauges up around 0.2%. LONDON, Sept 27- World share markets dipped on Friday, with concerns about U.S. political developments after a whistleblower complaint against President Donald Trump denting optimism about an easing of U.S.- China trade tensions.

  • President Donald Trump during a meeting in the Oval Office of the White House, September 16, 2019.

    U.S. stocks finished the week lower after reports that the White House is considering limits on U.S. investment into China.

  • *U.S.- China trade talks expected in early October. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan lost 0.35%, having fallen 1.65% so far this week, while Japan's Nikkei slid 1.30%. A whistleblower report released on Thursday said President Donald Trump not only abused his office in attempting to solicit Ukraine's interference in the 2020 U.S....

  • *U.S.- China trade talks expected in early October. A whistleblower report released on Thursday said President Donald Trump not only abused his office in attempting to solicit Ukraine's interference in the 2020 U.S. election for his political benefit, but that the White House tried to "lock down" evidence about that conduct. "The start of the impeachment inquiry...

  • *U.S.- China trade talks expected in early October. A whistleblower report released on Thursday said President Donald Trump not only abused his office in attempting to solicit Ukraine's interference in the 2020 U.S. election for his political benefit, but that the White House tried to "lock down" evidence about that conduct. "The start of the impeachment inquiry...

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 26- The U.S. House of Representatives is proceeding with efforts regarding the Trump administration's trade deal with Mexico and Canada, U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi told reporters on Thursday, saying House Democrats had discussed the pact a day earlier. "We're moving ahead on the U.S-Mexico-Canada agreement," Pelosi said at a news...

  • Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on August 23, 2019 in New York City.

    U.S. stock futures point to a higher Thursday open after President Trump gives hope for a sooner-than-expected trade deal between the U.S. and China.

  • SINGAPORE, Sept 26- The dollar consolidated on Thursday, staying near multi-week highs against most major currencies while slipping against riskier ones after U.S. President Donald Trump said there could be a trade deal with China soon. "It's the Trump pump, and it works," said Matt Simpson, senior market analyst at Gain Capital in Singapore.

  • SINGAPORE, Sept 26- The dollar found broad support on Thursday as investors welcomed U.S. President Donald Trump's hints of progress toward a trade deal with China and discounted the prospect of an impeachment probe making much headway in the short term. A euro bought $1.0951 at 0105 GMT.

  • TORONTO, Sept 25- The Canadian dollar edged lower against its U.S. counterpart on Wednesday but fared better than its G10 peers as investors worried about U.S. political uncertainty. The loonie has become less volatile than some other currencies because domestic economic data this year has been "somewhat strong," said Bipan Rai, North America head of FX Strategy...

  • Trump pressed Ukraine's president to investigate his leading Democratic rival, former Vice President Joe Biden, in coordination with the U.S. attorney general and Trump's personal lawyer, according to a summary of a telephone call released by the administration. A day earlier, House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi said the Democratic-led chamber...

  • President Donald Trump attends a presentation ceremony of the Medal of Valor and heroic commendations to civilians and police officers who responded to mass shootings in Dayton, Ohio and El Paso, Texas during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington, September 9, 2019.

    Stocks are shrugging it off, but an impeachment of President Trump could impact other events for markets, like the trade war and election.

  • *Trump says China trade deal may come sooner than expected. Treasury long-dated debt rallied from two-week lows on Wednesday, after falling for seven straight sessions, bolstered by strong housing data and comments by President Donald Trump about a possible trade deal with China. Trump said on Wednesday a deal to end a nearly 15- month trade war with China could...

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 25- Sales of new U.S. single-family homes rebounded more than expected in August, the latest sign that the sluggish housing market was starting to get a lift from lower mortgage rates. A year-long trade war between the United States and China has heightened risks to the longest economic expansion in history, now in its 11th year, prompting the...

  • *Trump criticism of China fuels trade war uncertainty. CHICAGO, Sept 25- Chicago soybeans slipped on Wednesday on concerns about U.S.- China trade relations becoming further strained and as thoughts of frost impacting U.S. Nonetheless, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said private exporters sold 581,000 tonnes of U.S. soybeans to China for delivery in the...

  • President Donald Trump shakes hands with Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi as they both attend the 38th Annual National Peace Officers Memorial Service on Capitol Hill in Washington, May 15, 2019.

    Trump said he doesn't "know if Nancy Pelosi's going to have any time to sign" the key trade agreement known as the USMCA.

  • US President Donald Trump shakes hands with House Speaker Nacy Pelosi as they attend the 38th Annual National Peace Officers Memorial Service on May 15, 2019, in Washington, DC.

    A day before, Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced that the House would begin impeachment proceedings on Trump.

  • Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange.

    The Democratic impeachment inquiry could mire Trump's trade initiatives, including talks with China and the USMCA, investment firms warn.

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 25- Sales of new U.S. single-family homes rebounded more than expected in August, the latest sign that the struggling housing market was starting to get a lift from lower mortgage rates. The Commerce Department said on Wednesday new home sales increased 7.1% to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 713,000 units last month, boosted by a surge in...