There’s been significant progress on the two stories that have hindered markets this year. As Phil Dobbie discusses with NAB’s Rodrigo Catril it looks like the US’s 1st March deadline for increased tariffs on Chinese imports will be pushed back. Presidents Trump and Xi could well be meeting soon for a ‘signing ceremony’ at Mar-a-Lago. The other significant development is with Brexit, with the Labour party now appearing to back a Peoples Vote. If it gets enough backing in parliament the UK could get to choose again whether they want to stay in the EU or not. Plus, how one tweet from Trump sends oil prices cascading.