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[$$] US stocks unruffled by Trump comment on Xi trade meeting

Michael Hunter in London and Edward White in Taipei and Robin Wigglesworth and Richard Henderson in New York

US stocks shrugged off brewing trade concerns to post an incremental gain on Friday and end the week higher, while European markets fell after brisker declines in Asia. The S&P 500 gained 0.07 per cent, rebounding after a dip earlier in the day and a 1 per cent drop on Thursday after Donald Trump ruled