FTSE gains on bright trade view; gambling cos slip

Reuters | Jan 14, 2020 at 8:37 AM

London’s main index rose on Tuesday fueled by optimism about the signing of a Phase 1 U.S.-China trade deal, while gambling firms slipped after Britain banned consumers from using credit cards to gamble.

Yuan, stocks rally as investors bet on imminent U.S.-China deal signing

Reuters | Jan 14, 2020 at 6:42 AM

Asian shares rose, China’s yuan jumped and safe-harbour assets slipped on Tuesday, amid signs of goodwill between China and the United States, as the world’s two biggest economies prepared to sign a truce in their bitter trade war.

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