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S&P 500 hits one-month high on renewed trade hopes

Mamta Badkar and Matthew Rocco in New York and Daniel Shane in Hong Kong

Global stocks advanced on Thursday, with Wall Street cruising to one-month highs, amid optimism of thawing geopolitical tensions after the US and China announced that they would resume trade negotiations next month. The risk-on mood among investors was prompted by the announcement Chinese officials