Tensions over Hong Kong unnerve world stocks, oil tumbles
Friday, 22 May 2020 () World stocks took a hit on Friday as China moved to impose a new security law on Hong Kong after last year's pro-democracy unrest, further straining fast-deteriorating U.S.-China ties.
Hong Kong police fired volleys of tear gas in a popular shopping district as hundreds took to the streets on Sunday to march against China’s proposed tough national security legislation for the city. Pro-democracy supporters in Hong Kong have sharply criticised China’s proposal to enact a...
Asian stocks ended mixed on Wednesday as worries about rising U.S.-China tensions offset optimism about the reopening of economies across the world. RTTNews Also reported by •OilPrice.com •Reuters •Reuters India