Xi-Trump bromance hopes spring eternal for China bulls

Some China bullishness is beginning to re-emerge from the shadows as hopes for a trade breakthrough build. But buyers beware.

Fears of a renewed Sino-US flareup were in evidence on Thursday as public markets again slumped, but for some analysts and investors ruminating over the previous weekend's trade-war truce things are starting to look up for Chinese assets.

What it reveals, arguably, is just how eager some market participants are to turn bullish on China once more.

Causing anxiety on Thursday was news the chief financial officer of Huawei Technologies had been arrested in Canada and could yet be extradited to the US over the possible violation of US trade sanctions against Iran.

But that news --...

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