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Signs of momentum in trade-talks boost stocks

Stock indices across the globe renewed their run higher yesterday, as more “good” news feeds into the narrative that the US and China are making their way to a trade deal.

US-China trade-deal in doubt as relations sour

Stock markets have dropped across the globe in the last 24 hours, as doubts emerge about the likelihood of a US-China trade pact, after relations between the two mega powers show signs of souring once again.

Fed in contemplation

The Fed had lowered rates as expected alongside a less dovish guidance. That said, while alongside US earnings these items provide inspiration, the latest Chinese PMI disappointment looks to a mixed situation for Asia markets.

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