Asian markets sink after Trump’s trade-deal comments

//Asian markets sink after Trump’s trade-deal comments

Asian markets fell in early trading Wednesday after President Donald Trump said a trade deal with China may not come until after the 2020 presidential election. “In some ways, I think it’s better to wait until after the election if you want to know the truth. But I’m not going to say that, I just think that,” Trump said Tuesday at a news conference in London, where he was attending a NATO summit. U.S. stocks sank after the remark, though the three major indexes closed above session lows. Trade tensions could escalate further, after Congress late Tuesday overwhelmingly approved a bill condemning China’s mass detention … (full story)