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U.S. stocks rise ahead of North Korea summit, despite Trump's G7 fireworks


By Nick Brown(Reuters) - U.S. stocks ended slightly higher on Monday as investors shook off the weekend's chaotic G7 summit ahead of a week packed with diplomatic events, and a pair of U.S. Treasury Department auctions met with strong demand. Investors' bullishness on a positive outcome from Tuesday's scheduled summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un helped the S&P 500 rise, led by gains in utility Sempra Energy. [.N]Trump, in Singapore for the summit, said the historic meeting could "work out very nicely" as the countries try to narrow differences on ...

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First Published: Tue, June 12 2018. 02:59 IST