Asian stocks make gains despite Sino-U.S. tensions – Reuters

HONG KONG/SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Asian stock markets rose on Tuesday on relief that another round of Sino-U.S. sparring appears not to have spilled over into trade, while hopes for U.S. stimulus lent support to oil and commodity currencies.
European markets were expected to open higher with EUROSTOXX 50 STXEc1 futures up 0.86% and FTSE futures FFIc1 up 0.77%.
MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan .MIAPJ0000PUS was up nearly 1%. Japan’s Nikkei .N225 returned from a holiday…

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