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Global stock rally builds as US-China trade talks wrap up

Jan 09, 2019 - Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) - Stocks around the world built on their early 2019 rally Wednesday after negotiators from the U.S. and China extended their trade talks to a third day, which investors took as a sign the discussions were productive even though no major breakthroughs have been announced. Oil prices also continued to climb and stocks linked to faster economic growth, such as technology companies, kept rising.

KEEPING SCORE: The S&P 500 index climbed 16 points, or 0.6 percent, to 2,590 as of 12...