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Wall Street climbs on trade optimism, hopes of averting government shutdown


By Amy Caren Daniel(Reuters) - Wall Street's main indexes rose over 1 percent on Tuesday, in a broad-based rally fueled by a tentative deal reached by American lawmakers to avoid another partial government shutdown and hopes that the U.S.-China trade talks could result in an agreement.It was unclear, however, if President Donald Trump would accept the deal as congressional aides said it did not contain the $5.7 billion he wants for a border wall. "Even though Trump hasn't settled on a deal, the way investors are looking at it is that this is more positive than what we had on Monday," said ...

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First Published: Tue, February 12 2019. 22:15 IST