86 pages of compromise. USA-PRC: handshake on the edge of the abyss

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86 pages of compromise. USA-PRC: handshake on the edge of the abyss

An agreement on the first phase of a trade deal between the US and China is expected to be signed in Washington on Wednesday. The Chinese delegation has been working in the capital of the United States for two days, led by Vice Premier of the State Council of the PRC Liu He. How can the market react to the fact of signing? This news cannot but reassure investors who are already nervous because of the aggravation of the situation in the Middle East and rising oil prices.