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Investors appear to have taken heart from an easing in US-China trade tensions, after officials from both sides reaffirmed their commitment to reaching a deal.

Details scant for now, but tone of US/China Phase One trade deal discussion was clearly constructive, global equities clearly responding to the news positively

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