Stock trading boards at a private stock market gallery in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on Wednesday, May 8, 2019. Photo: AP

Asia’s equity markets extend global sell-off, taking the cue from US$1 trillion overnight wipeout as trade war escalates

  • Global equities had US$1 trillion in market cap wiped off in overnight trading
  • Hong Kong closes down 1.5 per cent after returning from a holiday
Topic |   China stock market

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Stock trading boards at a private stock market gallery in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on Wednesday, May 8, 2019. Photo: AP
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