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Global Markets: Stocks, dollar rise as Trump says U.S.-North Korea summit 'really very positive'

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By Swati PandeySYDNEY (Reuters) - The dollar jumped to a three-week top on Tuesday and Asian shares rose as U.S. President Donald Trump said a summit meeting with North Korea's Kim Jong Un had made "a lot of progress," boosting hopes of a landmark deal to end a nuclear standoff on the Korean peninsula. Asked by reporters how the historic talks were going, Trump said: "A lot of progress - really very positive. I think better than anybody could have expected. Top of the line, very good. We're going now for a signing." He gave no further details.Kim had earlier said the meeting was "a good ...

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First Published: Tue, June 12 2018. 11:17 IST
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