Asia's major market indexes were mixed in early trading Tuesday after CNBC reported that the mood in Beijing was peso. The news organization, citing an anonymous government source, reports that President Donald Trump's reluctance to return tariffs is undermining China's view of trade talks. declined 0.3%, while South Korea's Kospi Index ( KOSPI ) fell 0.5%. China's Shanghai Composite ( SHCOMP ) fell 0.2%, but recovered losses and a final trade loss of 0.4%.
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"With no significant data release in Asia today, regional attention remains focused on trade concerns and Hong Kong," Jeffrey Halley, a market analyst with research firm Oanda, said in a statement note. "Neither is likely to inspire the confidence of market participants." Trump and Chinese leader Xi Jinping have been expected to sign a partial trade deal for almost a month, but these negotiations struck another snag last year. week., the embattled tec company h Chinese which has become a symbol of tension between the two countries. This is the third 90-day extension of the license, which is now set to expire in February.