Crude oil prices and a gauge of global equity markets fell on Friday after a report said the administration of U.S. President Donald Trump was weighing limits on the flow of U.S. portfolio investments into China.
The move would reportedly come as part of a broader effort to limit United States investment in Chinese companies and is partly motivated by security concerns.
The United States' President Donald Trump has increased tariffs on China. Trump wants China to change its "unfair trade practices", which, according to the U.S., are increasing their trade deficit.
"Trade... remains the most important issue for markets, and the news that we have had over the last couple of weeks I would see as gestures of goodwill from both sides - trying to set up a more constructive negotiation in a couple of weeks' time", Gimber added.
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Shares of China based companies that trade on USA exchanges, including Alibaba Group Holding Ltd., which trades on the New York Stock Exchange, and JD Inc., which trades on the Nasdaq Inc., were down sharply lower on the day.
This was said by Monica Crowley, the assistant secretary for public affairs at the US Treasury. The bills could "have a profound impact" on the more than 200 Chinese companies trading on USA exchanges, Citigroup economist Cesar Rojas wrote in a report earlier this month. Trump administration officials are discussing the possibility of imposing limits on Chinese companies included in indexes managed by U.S. firms. Furthermore, the S&P also saw a 0.5 percent decline on Friday.
US investment in China's domestic markets is limited - residents had US$203 billion of long-term mainland Chinese financial assets as of June, little more than double that held in South Africa, according to the US Treasury.
Bloomberg TV said the discussion is part of the broader US conflict with China and a safeguard to USA investors.
Trade talks between the United States and China are expected to resume in October. It could happen sooner than you think, ' he told reporters in NY on Wednesday. "And the risk of sudden policy changes by the Trump administration is keeping markets on edge, even though the world's chip sales have clearly bottomed out", said Hiroshi Watanabe, economist at Sony Financial Holdings. Insane huh?' Bass wrote on Twitter.