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PRESS DIGEST- New York Times business news - July 1

July 1 (Reuters) - The following are the top stories on the New York Times business pages. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.

- A day after agreeing to resume trade talks with China, U.S. President Donald Trump and his top advisers said no timeline existed for reaching a deal and suggested that the two sides remained as far apart as they were when talks broke up in May. https://nyti.ms/2XkLcT6

- The European Union signed a trade deal with Vietnam on Sunday, underscoring the bloc's commitment to opening up its market and trading freely in the face of rising protectionism and trade tensions around the world. https://nyti.ms/2XiSabs

- U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday became the first sitting American commander in chief to set foot in North Korea as he met Kim Jong Un, the country's leader, at the heavily fortified Demilitarized Zone (DMZ), and the two agreed to restart negotiations on a long-elusive nuclear agreement. https://nyti.ms/2JkboUh

(Compiled by Bengaluru newsroom)