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Stock markets mixed as China-US tensions return to fore

by on May 27, 2020 0
Equities were mixed Wednesday as profit-taking and worries about deteriorating China-US relations were weighed against optimism over the gradual reopening of economies around the world. Hong Kong extended losses as police fired pepper-ball rounds as anti-China protesters took to the city’s streets, with investors fearing the demonstrations could erupt into the worst unrest since... Read More

China asks US to ‘meet halfway’ after Trump threatens to cut ties

by on May 15, 2020 0
China on Friday urged the United States to meet it halfway and strengthen cooperation in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic after President Donald Trump threatened to sever bilateral ties. Relations between the world’s two largest economies have deteriorated in recent weeks, with both sides trading barbs over the origins of the virus that... Read More