China’s chief trade negotiator has invited his American counterparts for a new round of face-to-face talks, The Wall Street Journal reported, citing people briefed on the matter. During a phone call late last week, Liu He, President Xi Jinping’s point person on trade negotiations with Washington, extended the invitation to U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin to hold the meeting in Beijing, the report said. U.S. stock futures ES00, -0.05% turned higher on the report.