US stocks slightly up premarket on trade optimism

Friday, 20. September 2019 10:24

Stocks on Wall Street traded with small gains premarket on Friday on hopes the United States and China will make progress towards resolving the ongoing trade war. The two countries resumed deputy level negotiations on Thursday ahead of next month's high-level talks. Meanwhile, the US is also set to announce temporary exemptions from tariffs for over 400 Chinese products later in the day.

The Dow Jones added 0.08% in premarket trading at 4:23 am ET, the Nasdaq 100 was up 0.11% and the S&P 500 increased by 0.09% at the same time. The euro rose 0.13% against the dollar to sell for 1.10550 at 4:24 am ET.

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