Talks are still ongoing between the two parties

Reuters reports, citing a source with knowledge of the meetings. On the one hand, they are really maximising the limited time they have to move closer towards a trade resolution. On the other, it's still keeping markets on edge a little as investors and traders are awaiting the break of the silence.

Either way, equity traders are seemingly hopeful as European stocks and US equity futures are trading at the highs on the day now ahead of the US cash equity market open later.