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Wall Street eyes higher open on tariff exemption talks


By Sruthi Shankar(Reuters) - Wall Street was set to open higher on Thursday as fears of a global trade war ebbed following signs that President Donald Trump's proposed hefty import tariffs on steel and aluminum could exclude key trading partners.Markets fell sharply on Wednesday following the resignation of chief economic adviser Gary Cohn, a strong advocate of free trade, on concerns the move would make it more easier for Trump to push ahead with his plans.But Wall Street's main indexes recovered after a White House spokeswoman said Trump's tariffs plan may include "potential carve-outs for ...

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First Published: Thu, March 08 2018. 19:40 IST