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China lets currency sink to 11-year low after Trump threats

Aug 26, 2019

China allows yuan to sink to 11-year low against dollar following Trump tariff hike, trade threats

Police, protesters skirmish in Hong Kong after march

Aug 25, 2019

Police are skirmishing with protesters in Hong Kong for a second straight day following a pro-democracy march in an outlying district

Hong Kong police and protesters clash, ending violence lull

Aug 24, 2019

Hong Kong protesters have thrown bricks and gasoline bombs at police, who responded with tear gas, as chaotic scenes returned to the summer-long anti-government protests for the first time in nearly two weeks

China announces tariff hike on $75 billion of US products

Aug 23, 2019

China announces tariff hike on $75 billion of US goods in retaliation for Trump's planned Sept. 1 increase

Hong Kong protesters form human chains to call for democracy

Aug 23, 2019

Supporters of Hong Kong's pro-democracy movement have created human chains on both sides of the city's harbor, inspired by a historic protest 30 years ago in the Baltic states against Soviet control

Global stocks higher ahead of US Fed chairman's speech

Aug 23, 2019

Global stocks rise after Wall Street declines ahead of closely watched speech by US Fed chairman

Global stocks mixed after Wall Street rebound

Aug 22, 2019

Global stocks mixed after Wall Street gains as investors look ahead to Fed chairman's speech

Hong Kong police in standoff with protesters after sit-in

Aug 22, 2019

Hong Kong riot police have faced off with protesters who were occupying a suburban train station to commemorate a violent attack there by masked assailants against supporters of the anti-government movement

China says it will sanction US firms in Taiwan warplane sale

Aug 21, 2019

China says it will impose sanctions on U.S. companies involved in a planned $8 billion sale of advanced F-16V fighters to Taiwan

Beijing appeals to US to 'meet China halfway' on trade

Aug 21, 2019

Beijing appeals to Washington to 'meet China halfway' and end tariff war after Trump says Americans might need to endure economic pain to achieve longer-term benefits

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