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Wall Street edges higher on tariff delay hopes

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(Reuters) - Wall Street's indexes edged higher in choppy trading on Tuesday after a report that the United States and China were planning to delay a new round of tariffs set to kick in on Dec. 15.

Officials from both sides also hinted at extending their trade talks, the Wall Street Journal reported.

With the trade war continuing to take a toll on global growth, markets have been hoping for a delay in tariffs and looking for positive headlines on the talks.