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China says relations with the U.S. should move on from “zero-sum finger-pointing” as Beijing calls for the removal of “unreasonable curbs on co-operation”. Early U.S. futures are mixed despite President Biden’s $1.9tn stimulus plan passing the Senate before it heads back to the House. Brent crude tops $70 a barrel for the first time since the outbreak of the pandemic, while WTI hits a 2-year high after Saudi oil facilities suffer a drone attack claimed by Iranian-backed Houthi fighters in Yemen. And the U.S. and EU agree to a tariff truce over a 17 year subsidy wrangle between Boeing and Airbus.