Hong Kong gave the Chinese authorities an opportunity to show they are constructive actors who respect legitimate requests
Trump made clear he would run for re-election as an outsider
The world's two largest economies are in the middle of a costly trade dispute
Aussie miners, which are exposed to China, lead gains
There were no immediate reports of damage or casualties from the quake
United States is expected to be open to negotiations on an "enforceable mechanism" that could allow European planemaker Airbus to receive government funding
Fund of $11.2billion to help companies that supply the auto industry to cope with a switch to electric vehicles
Russian President Vladimir Putin has stressed that he is aware of Germany's demand that Ukraine continues to transport gas to Europe after the opening of the Nordstream 2 pipeline, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said
Housing starts dropped 0.9% to a seasonally adjusted annual rate
Novak has been on a two-day visit to Iran.
Brexit uncertainty and the threat of withdrawal without a trade deal has placed pressure on the pound
Traders seem more concerned about lack of future demand than they do about potential disruptions to supply
Many African nations are facing a funding gap which, if left unaddressed, could constrain future growth
With the Fed on hold, currencies stabilising and favourable oil price base effects, emerging central banks should not have to tighten monetary policy much this year – unlike in 2018.