NZ shares gain
New Zealand shares gained, supported by growing optimism that the US and China can reach a trade deal. A2 Milk benefited from the lift in sentiment.
The S&P/NZX 50 index increased 126.07 points, or 1.4 percent, to 8,947.22. Within the index, 35 stocks gained, seven fell and eight were unchanged. Turnover was $91 m