Asian shares fell amid violence in Hong Kong
Publish Date : 2019/11/11 - 05:56

Asian stocks fell on Monday. A new wave of pressure and violence has flared in Hong Kong. The end of the US-China trade war is still in limbo.

Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index fell 2%. Police have opened fire on protesters in eastern side of Hong Kong. News reports suggest one protester was injured.

The MSCI index fell 0.5%.

Chinese stocks fell sharply with the blue chips index down 1.3%.

South Korean’s KOSPI lost 0.4%.

Japan's Nikkei lost its early profits after economic data showed Japanese machinery orders fell for the third straight month.

Australian stocks hit a two-week high and rose 0.55%.

Safe-haven yen and gold climbed.

Source: Reuters

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