EMERGING MARKETS-Latam stocks, FX surge on global trade optimism, Brazil shines

Feb 12 (Reuters) - Most Latin American stock markets rose on Tuesday, buoyed by hopes of a U.S.-China trade deal as they more than recovered ground lost during the previous session, while
resurgent risk appetite strengthened Latin American currencies against a softer dollar.

U.S. President Donald Trump said he expects to meet Chinese President Xi Jinping to close a deal on trade at some point, while officials from both countries expressed hopes on Monday a
new round of talks would help improve strained trade ties between the world's top two economies.

By Aaron Saldanha via Reuters

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