Investors are closely monitoring news on the China-U.S. trade front.

Posted on November 11, 2019

Trump said Friday that he had not agreed to scrap tariffs on Chinese goods. His comments followed news from earlier last week, after the Chinese commerce ministry said that both sides had agreed to cancel existing tariffs in phases.

Market players are also following new demonstrations in Hong Kong. Local police have reportedly opened fire on Monday at mass protests, which re-emerged after the arrest of three pro-democracy lawmakers over the weekend.