BEIJING | Stocks rise along with optimism over US-China trade talks

9Jan - by Editor - 0 - In STL.News

BEIJING — Jan 09, 2019—Three days of U.S.-Chinese talks aimed at ending a costly tariff battle wrapped up Wednesday in an optimistic atmosphere after President Donald Trump said they were “going very well!”

No details were immediately announced, but stocks rose after talks planned for two days were extended to three. Hong Kong’s main market index closed up 2.1 percent and Tokyo rose 1.1 percent.
A Chinese foreign ministry spokesman, Lu Kang, announced the talks had ended.

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