Rising trade tensions revive bets on deep U.S. rate cut
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. interest rates futures rallied on Friday as rising trade tensions between China and the United States revived bets the Federal Reserve may lower key borrowing costs by a bold half-point next month.
Earlier Friday, Beijing said it will impose a retaliatory tariffs on about $75 billion worth of U.S. goods targeting agricultural and oil products.
“I will be responding to China’s Tariffs this afternoon,” U.S. President Donald Trump wrote in a tweet.
Reporting by Richard Leong