Stocks in Asia poised for gains on positive US-China trade sentiment
U.S. President Donald Trump said Tuesday that he was open to postponing the March 2 deadline for tariffs if Washington and Beijing can reach a trade deal soon. The energy subindex gained 1.06 percent as oil stocks gained on the back of Tuesday's rise in crude prices . Santos STO-AU gained 0.39 percent, Woodside Petroleum WPL-AU advanced 0.66 percent and Beach Energy BPT-AU surged 5.33 percent after the company announced increased sales revenue and improved guidance in its half year report for the 2019 financial year.
Published:2/12/2019 5:55:07 PM