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Asia shares firm as Trump agrees to meet North Korea leader

Reuters  |  SYDNEY 

By Wayne ColeSYDNEY (Reuters) - Asian shares rallied and the safe-haven yen eased on Friday after North Korean leader Kim Jong Un offered to stop nuclear and missile testing and U.S. President Donald Trump agreed to a meeting that could come before May.South Korea's national security adviser made the announcement at the White House, after delivering a letter from Kim. Trump's aides have been wary of North Korea's diplomatic overtures because of its history of reneging on international commitments.Indeed, an air of caution set in as the day progressed and investors booked profits on the sharp ...

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First Published: Fri, March 09 2018. 08:45 IST
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