Asian shares tick up, eyes on China-U.S. trade relations

Financial Post | May 25, 2020 at 12:43 AM
  • Asian shares started cautiously on Monday as central bank largesse globally boosted sentiment but rising trade tensions between the world’s two biggest economies dulled risk appetite.
  • On Friday, China proposed imposing national security laws on Hong Kong as Beijing unveiled details of the legislation that critics see as a turning point for the former British colony.
  • Rising trade tensions hit oil prices with U.S. crude falling 20 cents, or 0.6%, to $33.05 a barrel.
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  • Asian shares tick up, eyes on China-U.S. trade relations (Reuters: May 25, 2020 at 12:42 AM)