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Amicable Trump-Xi meeting lifts market

ST Index starts Q3 with a bang, ending 50.65 points or 1.5% higher at 3,372.26

THE better-than-expected outcome to the G-20 meeting between US president Donald Trump and his China counterpart Xi Jinping cheered investors, giving equities a much needed lift from the doldrums of recent weeks.

"After spending the better part of two months in trade war purgatory and...