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Stocks end week lower as Wall Street weighs Sino-US tension

Harry Dempsey in London, Hudson Lockett in Hong Kong and Eric Platt in New York

Wall Street ended the week lower, even after stocks rebounded in a volatile trading session punctuated by mixed economic data from across the world and escalating disputes between the US and China. The S&P 500 closed up 0.4 per cent on Friday but declined 2.3 per cent for the week as a whole. The tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite has slid 1.2 per cent over the past five trading days.