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‘The worst nightmare is happening before our eyes,’ says democratic legislator after Beijing moves to impose security laws on Hong Kong

Democratic activists in Hong Kong are expressing deep concern over news that China’s legislature is considering imposing new national security laws on the on the special administrative region......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 23rd, 2020

Hong Kong ETFs tumble as China moves to enact new security laws

Exchange-traded funds with exposure to Hong Kong sold off Friday after Beijing said it was considering new security laws that would curtail the territory's autonomy, increasing tensions between China and the U.S. T.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 22nd, 2020

Global stocks skid as Hong Kong returns as Sino-U.S. flashpoint

Global shares tumbled on Friday as Hong Kong's political unrest returned as a flashpoint in fast-deteriorating U.S.-China relations, following Beijing's moves to impose a new security law on the city......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 22nd, 2020

Hong Kong tensions unnerve world stock markets, oil tumbles

Global equity markets edged lower on Friday as Beijing moved to impose a new security law on Hong Kong after last year's pro-democracy unrest, further straining U.S.-China ties that cast a pall over recovery prospects and sent oil prices tumbling......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 22nd, 2020

Hong Kong tensions unnerve world stocks, oil tumbles

World stocks took a hit and the Chinese yuan weakened on Friday as Beijing 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......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 22nd, 2020

Wall Street opens flat on simmering U.S.-China tensions

U.S. stocks opened flat on Friday as investors pitted hopes of more stimulus to revive an ailing economy against deteriorating U.S.-China relations over Beijing's move to impose a national-security law in Hong Kong......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 22nd, 2020

Hong Kong leads Asian shares lower as Beijing readies new security law

Hong Kong shares tumbled on Friday 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 U.S.-China ties......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 22nd, 2020

China"s aggressive push for Hong Kong national security laws could lead to US sanctions, White House official says

Screenshot/NBC News White House national security adviser Robert O'Brien said on Sunday that China's aggressive move to force national security laws on Hon.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsider11 hr. 15 min. ago

Hong Kong shares ease on China-U.S. rift, dollar firms

Hong Kong shares extended losses and a gauge of Asian stocks was largely subdued on Monday, after China's move to impose a new security law on Hong Kong heightened concerns about the future stability of the city and global trade prospects......»»

Category: topSource: reuters13 hr. 0 min. ago

China"s aggressive push for Hong Kong national security laws could lead to US sanctions, White House says

Screenshot/NBC News White House national security adviser Robert O'Brien said on Sunday that China's aggressive move to force national security laws on Hon.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsider13 hr. 45 min. ago

China sanctions "likely" over Hong Kong national security law: White House

National Security Adviser Robert O'Brien warned on Sunday that the United States could impose sanctions if China goes through with a controversial national security law that would put Hong Kong's independence at risk. .....»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMay 24th, 2020

"We Must Stop Kowtowing To Beijing" - Former UK Gov Warns "China Has Betrayed Hong Kong" With New Security Law

"We Must Stop Kowtowing To Beijing" - Former UK Gov Warns "China Has Betrayed Hong Kong" With New Security Law Tyler Durden Sat, 05/23/2020 - 11:35 .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMay 23rd, 2020

Hong Kong tensions rattle world stock markets, oil tumbles

Oil prices tumbled and global equity markets fell on Friday as China's move to impose a new security law on Hong Kong further strained U.S.-China relations and clouded economic recovery prospects......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 22nd, 2020

Hong Kong"s economic success at risk as Beijing tightens grip

Beijing is considering a national security bill that would put Hong Kong's independence at risk......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMay 22nd, 2020

Stocks teeter as Beijing seeks to tighten grip on Hong Kong

Beijing said Friday it would forego gross domestic product targets as it tries to revive its economy from the damage caused by the COVID-19 pandemic and that it would consider a national security bill bypassing Hong Kong’s legislature. .....»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMay 22nd, 2020

London Markets: Fear of Hong Kong fallout is once again hitting some big companies in London

London stocks fell on Friday after a plan by Beijing to impose sweeping new restrictions on Hong Kong left a pair of big U.K. stocks with exposure to the region with bruising losses......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 22nd, 2020

Europe Markets: European stocks tumble as China tightens its grip on Hong Kong

European stocks fell on Friday, with investors spooked by news that China will tighten control over Hong Kong with a new security law, sparking fears of fresh unrest and an added stress on Beijing and Washington relations......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 22nd, 2020

Tensions over Hong Kong unnerve world stocks, oil tumbles

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......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 22nd, 2020

CNN reporter shares photo as Democratic debate "goes to black" in Beijing when Hong Kong and Xinjiang were discussed

Anthony Kwan/Getty Images CNN's livestream went black in Beijing during the Democratic debate when candidates began talking about protests in Hong Kong and China's.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 20th, 2019

Kyle Bass: Hong Kong Protests Are Chinese Regime"s "Worst Nightmare" In US Trade War

Kyle Bass: Hong Kong Protests Are Chinese Regime's "Worst Nightmare" In US Trade War Authored by Jan .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeSep 30th, 2019

China Doubles Troop Deployment In Hong Kong As It Braces For A "Worst-Case Scenario"

China Doubles Troop Deployment In Hong Kong As It Braces For A "Worst-Case Scenario" As protests erupted again over the weekend in Hong Kong, there are new reports that Beijing quietly doubled troop levels in the city.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeSep 30th, 2019