26 Nov 19 - Trade Deal Hopes | Metro Performance Glass Global markets rallied overnight, as US stock indices hit new record highs with reports the US and China were nearing a trade truce sparking a rally in Apple and semiconductor stocks, with sentiment also buoyed by a raft of blockbuster deals.​​ CNBC also reported that China was considering tougher penalties for intellectual property theft - a key US demand - as part of a compromise to keep the talks on track.    Stock in Focus: Metro Performance Glass (MPG:NZX / MPP:ASX) ​Metro Performance Glass dropped ​yesterday after it reported a 1​5% decline in first-half profit and signalled annual earnings would be even weaker than previously forecast.  ​MPG face a number of headwinds including slowing activity, emerging price pressure and the imminent threat of competition in ​NZ, which produced a mixed result. At the same time conditions in Au...