Fri. Jan 15th, 2021

Hong Kong stocks rebound despite latest violence – business live

Most Asian markets rise after China’s rate cut, as investors await further news on trade

7.57am GMT

News flash on Reuters: China’s foreign ministry says no one should underestimate China’s will to safeguard its sovereignty and Hong Kong’s stability.

Hong Kong police break through barricades of besieged university campus to arrest protesters cornered inside

7.51am GMT

On the latest clashes in Hong Kong, Erlam says:

The stand-off between the protesters and the police has become increasingly violent this last couple of weeks and, worryingly, it’s difficult to see how this ends without further clashes and bloodshed.

At this point, the economy is the least of the concerns for both residents and observers. But a place once viewed as being stable and peaceful is looking increasingly less appealing for investors who may continue to pull cash out the longer this goes on and more fierce it becomes.

Hong Kong police arrest more than 50 in Tsim Sha Tsui near besieged PolyU @krislc #HongKong #HongKongProtest #China #PolyUHK #antiELABhk #antiELAB

Choking and crying, Hong Kong protesters pinned back on campus. ⁦via @jamespomfret#antielab #hongkongprotests

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