A Chinese investor uses his smartphone to monitor stock prices at a brokerage house in Beijing on November 19, 2019. Photo: Associated Press

Hong Kong stocks pounded by expectations Trump will sign bill supporting city’s protesters, raising doubts on trade deal

  • Asiaray Media Group shoots up more than 100 per cent intraday after Ant Financial Services buys 7.5 per cent stake
  • Artgo Holdings, which had gained nearly 3,800 per cent this year, plunges almost 98 per cent after MSCI reversal on index inclusion
Topic |   China stock market

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A Chinese investor uses his smartphone to monitor stock prices at a brokerage house in Beijing on November 19, 2019. Photo: Associated Press
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Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi presides over the US House of Representatives, which approved the Senate version of the Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act on Wednesday. Photo: AFP

Hong Kong human rights bill clears US Congress, is sent to Donald Trump to sign into law

  • Vote was an overwhelming 417-1 in favour of the Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act
  • Trump is expected to sign the legislation, Bloomberg reports
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi presides over the US House of Representatives, which approved the Senate version of the Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act on Wednesday. Photo: AFP
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