Markets push higher as US-China trade talks wrap up

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U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross expressed optimism on Monday, telling CNBC that "there's a very good chance that we'll get a reasonable settlement".

Members of the U.S.trade delegation to China leave a hotel in Beijing on January 7, 2019.

The discussions are the first face-to-face interactions between the US and China since both presidents met in Argentina and agreed to a temporary truce in their tit-for-tat tariff war. The U.S.is pushing for greater market access in China (which has been accused of making U.S. companies share tech secrets in order to do business there) and it wants China to buy more of its products.

Leaked photographs posted on the South China Morning Post's website showed U.S. officials applauding Liu's appearance, including the U.S. delegation leader, Deputy U.S. Trade Representative Jeffrey Gerrish.

USA and Chinese officials met Monday in the Commerce Ministry in Beijing to begin their two-day trade negotiations.

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Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Lu Kang confirmed during a press conference later that day that the USA sent a vessel into the area "without permission from the Chinese side".

In return, Trump promised to wait 90 days before hiking tariffs to 25 percent on $200 billion worth of Chinese imports - the three-month timeline is indented to give both breathing room to cement a detailed agreement.

A USA guided-missile destroyer sailed near disputed islands in the South China Sea in what China called a "provocation" as U.S. officials joined talks in Beijing during a truce in a bitter trade war.

"China's position in the China-US trade friction and its solutions to the friction is open, it's transparent", Lu said at a regular press briefing. "Their economy is slowing much more than I think public data is showing right now", Leland Miller, chief executive officer of China Beige Book, said on Bloomberg TV Tuesday.

China and the USA have in the past traded barbs over what Washington says is Beijing's militarisation of the South China Sea, by building military installations on artificial islands and reefs. "China's development has ample tenacity and huge potential", Lu said.

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The U.S. negotiators in Beijing are pushing the Chinese side to come up with a mechanism to ensure that Beijing keeps the promises it makes, the Wall Street Journal reported.

"On whether this operation will affect the ongoing trade talks between the two sides, I believe proper resolution of trade disputes is conducive to the world". "We have firm confidence in the strong long-term fundamentals of the Chinese economy".

The talks are occurring as Chinese growth - 6.5 percent in the July-to-September period - fell to its lowest point in a decade.

Reports that China is planning fresh measures to boost domestic consumption have sent shares in large Chinese carmakers and appliance manufacturers higher, though details are scarce.

The U.S. delegation includes under secretaries from the U.S. departments of agriculture, commerce, energy and treasury, as well as senior officials from the White House. Before they bring Lighthizer to the table, Prasad said the U.S.is trying to see exactly what sort of offer China is willing to put on the table first.

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