Week Ahead | Infratil Bids for Vodafone Global markets managed to generally experience gains on Friday as US stocks rebounded from early losses to snap a four-day losing streak after Trump and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said trade talks between the United States and China were “constructive”​ - although no deal was reached.​   ​US markets initially dropped sharply following the planned increase in US tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods by 25%, with ​China vowing to retaliate. A potential escalation of the trade dispute between the world’s two biggest economies remains a major threat for markets and will likely remain in headlines this week.   Stock in Focus: Infratil (IFT:NZX / IFT:ASX) ​​​​​​​​​​Infratil shares have been placed in a trading halt as the NZ infrastructure company prepares to make an announcement about the potential acquisition of Vodafone NZ. ​Infratil ​announced its interest in NZ's largest mobile provider after its manager Morrison & Co confirmed...