Singapore, Malaysia equities advance on hopes US-China trade spat will abate

U.S. index futures rose and most regional markets advanced as U.S.-China trade relations remained at the center of attention. Over the weekend, President Donald Trump struck a more reconciliatory tone. In a Twitter post, Trump said he and his Chinese counterpart will “always be friends” no matter the trade disagreements, and Beijing will take down the trade barriers as it was the “right thing to do.”

Read more…– Nikkei Asian Review