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Asian Stocks Hit High Since September
SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Asian shares rose to fresh seven-month highs on Wednesday as investors cheered signs of progress in U.S.-China trade talks and brisk economic data, while oil approached the key $70 per barrel mark.
FILE PHOTO: A man is seen in front of an electronic board showing stock information on the first day of trading in the Year of the Pig, following the Chinese Lunar New Year holiday, at a brokerage house in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, China February 11, 2019.
According to Reuters, the S&P 500 is trading slightly up on the day. By the afternoon on April 18th, the S&P was up about 6-points for two-tenths of a percent in gains. Eight of its top eleven sectors..