US shares dip on US-China tensions

US shares dip on US-China tensions

The S&P 500 and Dow have slipped as investors were nervous ahead of a US response to China’s national security law on Hong Kong that threatens to take the shine off another month of strong gains for the stock market. US President Donald Trump, who has warned...
US shares dip on US-China tensions

Hong Kong unrest curbs global shares rally

Unrest in Hong Kong over Beijing’s proposed national security laws has weighed on global shares and oil prices, offsetting optimism about the reopening of the world economy. Riot police fired pepper pellets on protesters in Hong Kong’s main business...
US shares dip on US-China tensions

Shares reach 10-week high – 9Finance

World shares have forged ahead and commodity markets drove higher as well, as investors disregarded Sino-US tensions to focus on more stimulus in China and a reopening world economy. Britain’s FTSE and Japan’s Nikkei led their regions with 2.2 per cent...
US shares dip on US-China tensions

Asian shares tick up, eyes on China, US

Asian shares have started cautiously as central bank largesse globally boosts sentiment but rising trade tensions between the world’s two biggest economies dulls risk appetite. MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan rose 0.1 per cent on...
US shares dip on US-China tensions

Hong Kong leads Asian shares lower

Hong Kong shares have tumbled after Beijing moved to impose a new security law on the city after last year’s pro-democracy unrest, risking fresh protests and further straining fast-deteriorating US-China ties. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index fell 3.7 per cent...