Fresh Hong Kong fears spark sell-off across Asia

Hong Kong (AFP) - Hong Kong led a sell-off across Asian equities Friday after China introduced proposals to enact a national security law for the city, fanning geopolitical tensions and overshadowing optimism about a further easing of virus lockdowns across Europe and the US.After months of concentrating on the economic impact of the coronavirus, traders' attention flipped back to China-US tensions, already exacerbated by Donald Trump's constant criticism of Beijing's handling of the pandemic.On the first day of its rubber-stamp parliament, China submitted proposals to strengthen "enforcement ...


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