Asian stock markets fell in Friday's trading as the threat of a trade war escalated on the back of President Donald Trump announcing tariffs on up to $60bn in annual Chinese imports and Beijing threatening to hike its own taxes on US imports.
Hong Kong's Hang Seng index was down 2.84% in late afternoon trade at 30,188.84, with the decline compounded by plummeting technology stocks, namely gaming giant Tencent, after South African media company...
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