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Yuan could become next battleground in Trump-Xi ruckus

The spin-meisters around Donald Trump and Xi Jinping are still speaking different languages about trade. This lost-in-translation dynamic belies claims something big happened in Buenos Aires. US President Trump’s people claim Chinese President Xi pledged to “reduce and remove” tariffs on goods, including American-made vehicles, at the Group of 20 meeting in Argentina last weekend. […]