China stocks gain on trade war end hopes

China stocks gain on trade war end hopes

Stock markets in China gained on Friday after US President Donald Trump said trade talks with Beijing were "moving along nicely".

Mr Xi said he was "very happy" to talk to Mr Trump again and that he puts "great importance [on] good relations with the president", according to Chinese state media.

The two countries have been locked in an escalating trade battle, with each side imposing tariffs on billions of dollars worth of imports from each side.

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