| October 14th, 2019 12:33 AM
Asian stocks gain after US-China announce truce on tariffs
BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets have risen after Washington and Beijing announced a truce on tariff hikes in a trade war.
Benchmarks in Shanghai, Hong Kong and Seoul advanced. Japanese markets were closed for a holiday.
President Donald Trump agreed Friday to put off planned tariff hikes this week on Chinese goods in a fight over Beijing's trade surplus and technology plans.