Investors Take Heart From Trump Comment on Possible Trade Deal

Caixin Global | Sep 13, 2019 at 5:43 PM
  • Stock markets reacted positively after U.S. President Donald Trump said Thursday he’d consider an interim trade deal with China despite preferring a permanent one, as officials in the world’s two largest economies continue to seek a solution to the ongoing trade war.
  • Hong Kong’s Hang Seng Index opened 135.9 points or 0.5% up in the morning and closed 0.98% higher, while Japan’s Nikkei 255 closed 1.17% higher.
  • Chinese stock markets are closed on Friday due to the Mid-Autumn Festival public holiday.