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Global stock optimism precedes high-level U.S.-China talks as 'juniors' get things started in Beijing

February 11, 2019 at 11:12 AM
Global stocks were up early on Monday as U.S. and Chinese negotiators prepared for another senior-level round of negotiations in Beijing late this week. Deputy U.S. Trade Representative Jeffrey Gerrish is already at the table for preparatory meetings as the two sides await the arrival of USTR Robert Lighthizer and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, among others. They are slated to sit down with Chinese Vice Premier Liu He on Thursday and Friday. White House economic adviser Kevin Hassett told Fox...

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