Japan's Nikkei surged to near two-month highs on Monday morning as risk sentiment improved after the United States and China agreed to restart trade talks, while tech share also got a lift on an easing of restrictions on Huawei.
The Nikkei share average jumped 1.8% to 21,658.93 at the midday break, after hitting a high of 21,669.65 the best level since May 7.
China agreed to make unspecified new purchases of U.S. farm products and return to the negotiating table, after a weekend meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping. No deadline was set for progress on a deal, and the world’s two largest economies remain at odds over significant parts of an agreement.
The broader Topix surged 1.7% to 1,576.75, with all of its 33 subsectors in positive territory.
Source : Reuters