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John McCrank

HKEX says many U.S.-listed Chinese firms plan Hong Kong listings

04 Jun 2020

NEW YORK Many U.S.-listed Chinese firms will likely list on the Hong Kong exchange this year, in part because of U.S. political pressure following China's new national security legislation on Hong Kong, the head of the exchange said on Thursday.

Virtu Financial rethinks office space post-coronavirus lockdown

03 Jun 2020

NEW YORK Virtu Financial , one of the world's biggest trading and market making firms, is looking at alternatives to having all its employees work from an office once stay-at-home orders due to the coronavirus have been lifted, its chief executive said on Wednesday.

Sign here first: U.S. salons, gyms, offices require coronavirus waivers

01 Jun 2020

As U.S. businesses reopen after weeks of pandemic lockdowns, many have been posting coronavirus disclaimers or requiring employees and patrons to sign waivers before entering.

Nasdaq keeps Philadelphia trading floor closed due to protests

01 Jun 2020

NEW YORK Nasdaq Inc said it postponed Monday's planned reopening of its PHLX options trading floor in Philadelphia, which had been closed because of the coronavirus pandemic, due to the demonstrations over the death of a black man, George Floyd, in police custody.

Stocks rebound on relief at Trump's response to China over Hong Kong

29 May 2020

NEW YORK A gauge of global equities rebounded and crude oil rose on Friday after U.S. President Donald Trump ordered an end to Washington's special treatment of Hong Kong, a move investors welcomed as unlikely to jeopardize a trade accord with China.

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks pare losses after Trump's Hong Kong response

29 May 2020

NEW YORK, May 29 Global stocks fell while bonds and the euro climbed on Friday as investors turned cautious over China's national security law on Hong Kong, but U.S. stocks pared earlier losses after President Trump did not announce any new retaliatory tariffs.

REFILE-GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks slip as investors await Trump's Hong Kong response

29 May 2020

NEW YORK, May 29 Global stocks fell and safe havens such as bonds and the Japanese yen rallied on Friday as investors awaited Washington's response to China's national security law on Hong Kong amid rising tensions between the world's two biggest economies.

Global Markets: Stocks slip as investors await Trump's Hong Kong response

29 May 2020

NEW YORK Global stocks fell and safe havens such as bonds and the Japanese yen rallied on Friday as investors awaited Washington's response to China's national security law on Hong Kong amid rising tensions between the world's two biggest economies.

Stocks, euro rise on recovery hopes; U.S.-China rift lifts gold

28 May 2020

NEW YORK A gauge of global equity markets climbed on Thursday on optimism for a speedy economic recovery and a massive stimulus plan in Europe helped lift regional stocks and the euro, while gold rebounded on a safety bid on deteriorating U.S.-China relations.

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