Monday Outlook: Dollar holds advantage on Hong Kong tensions, oil drops

Global markets extend losses amid souring relations between China and the United States

  
A 3D printed oil pump jack is placed on dollar banknotes in this illustration picture, April 14, 2020.

A 3D printed oil pump jack is placed on dollar banknotes in this illustration picture, April 14, 2020.

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Dollar holds advantage as Hong Kong tensions test risk-wary investors
The dollar traded at $1.0895 against the euro on Monday in Asia

Oil falls as U.S.-China tensions take toll
Brent was down 19 cents, or 0.5%, at $34.94 a barrel

Gold down as potential Japanese stimulus boosts risk appetite
Spot gold fell 0.4% to $1,728.06 per ounce

Asian shares reverse early gains, eyes on China-U.S. trade relations
MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan fell 0.1%

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