-Asian markets rocketed higher Monday on trade-war optimism.
-The biggest gains in China came from the Shenzhen Component Index, which rose just shy of 4% during Monday trading.
-Trade discussions between the US and China ended over the weekend, with both nations seemingly positive about them.
-“Trade negotiators have just returned from China where the meetings on Trade were very productive,” President Donald Trump tweeted on Saturday night.
-US markets are closed Monday in observance of Presidents Day.
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The two nations are discussing their future trading relationship following the tit-for-tat exchange of tariffs during 2018.
Representatives from the two countries began talks in Beijing last week with the aim of making progress toward a trade deal of some form before the 90-day deadline imposed at the G20 summit in Argentina late in 2018.