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    U.S. trade representative Robert Lighthizer says a phase one trade deal with China could happen as soon as next month. Senator Rick Scott (R-Fla.) joins "Squawk Box" to discuss the U.S.-China trade tensions.

  • *More financial aid for battered Hong Kong. HONG KONG, Oct 22- Hong Kong's embattled government announced extra financial support on Tuesday for the Chinese-ruled city battered by political unrest and facing its first recession in a decade. Massive and violent anti-government protests over the past five months have shaken Hong Kong's reputation as an Asian...

  • Khiem Do of Barings says the bad news may already be priced into the Hong Kong market and investors don't have to go down to the small-cap firms in order to find attractive stocks.

  • From left, the flags of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, China and Hong Kong are seen flapping in the wind on May 6, 2019.

    The city has "witnessed a slow period" for IPOs this year, said financial data company Refinitiv. It has raised $18.5 billion in proceeds, down nearly 43% as compared to the same period last year.

  • UBS IDENTIFIED AND REPORTED TO RELEVANT AUTHORITIES INSTANCES IN WHICH SOME WEALTH MANAGEMENT CLIENTS BOOKED IN HONG KONG AND SINGAPORE MAY HAVE BEEN CHARGED INAPPROPRIATE SPREADS ON DEBT SECURITIES TRANSACTIONS BETWEEN 2008 AND 2015- Q3 REPORT.

  • A general view of the "Tai Po Market" metro station that was turned into 'The Lennon Wall' with messages in sticky notes on the walls against the government, in Hong Kong, China on August 20, 2019.

    A murder case that led to mass street protests in Hong Kong should be handled independently by Taiwan, where the suspect allegedly committed the crime, authorities in the Chinese-ruled city said.

  • HONG KONG, Oct 22- A murder case that led to mass street protests in Hong Kong should be handled independently by Taiwan, where the suspect allegedly committed the crime, authorities in the Chinese-ruled city said. Chan Tong- kai, a Hong Kong citizen, was accused of murdering his girlfriend in Taiwan last year before fleeing back to the financial hub.

  • HONG KONG, Oct 18- Hong Kong pro-democracy campaigners on Friday vowed to stage a major march at the weekend despite police ruling the rally illegal, setting the scene for possibly more unrest in the Chinese-ruled city, battered by months of violent protests. Hong Kong has been relatively calm for the past week, with only small, often colorful demonstrations, and...

  • Oct 21- Facebook announced new steps to combat misinformation and voter suppression on Monday ahead of the November 2020 U.S. presidential election, on the same day it disclosed the removal of a network of Russian accounts targeting U.S. voters on Instagram. The social media giant has come under fire in recent weeks over its policy of exempting ads run by...

  • CNBC's "Power Lunch" team is joined by Shams Charania, senior NBA insider from The Athletic, to discuss the National Basketball Association's season start and his predictions for this year.

  • Hong Kong protesters flooded the city's streets in defiance of a ban by the authorities on their march. The protesters set up roadblocks, tossing firebombs amid the firing of tear gas by police. Police deployed a water canon outside the city's largest mosque, upsetting Muslim worshippers. Senior police officials met with community leaders to apologize.

  • It was another weekend of violence in Hong Kong. Protesters hurled petrol bombs at police, who responded with volleys of tear gas and rubber bullets. NBC's Janis Mackey Frayer reports.

  • HONG KONG, Oct 21- Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam apologized to the city's Muslim community on Monday after police fired a water cannon at a major mosque during operations on Sunday night to quell violent pro-democracy protests in the Asian financial hub. The Hong Kong leader was due to depart for Japan to attend Emperor Naruhito's enthronement ceremony, and a...

  • HONG KONG, Oct 21- Municipal workers scrubbed away noxious blue dye from the steps of Hong Kong's biggest mosque on Monday, while Muslim worshippers expressed frustration over police firing a water cannon outside the mosque during a large anti-government march. Senior police officers visited the Kowloon mosque to explain it was hit accidentally during...

  • Cedric Chehab of Fitch Solutions says there are growing protests around the world as the global economy slows. He says a late-stage economy, policymakers with limited tools to respond to shocks and a rise in inequality is the "perfect recipe" for unrest to emerge.

  • HONG KONG, Oct 21- Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam apologized to the city's Muslim community on Monday after police fired a water cannon at a major mosque during operations on Sunday night to quell violent pro-democracy protests in the Asian financial hub. The Hong Kong leader was due to depart for Japan to attend Emperor Naruhito's enthronement ceremony, and a...

  • HONG KONG, Oct 21- Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam apologised to the city's Muslim community on Monday after police fired a water cannon at a major mosque during operations on Sunday night to quell violent pro-democracy protests in the Asian financial hub. The Hong Kong leader was due to depart for Japan to attend Emperor Naruhito's enthronement ceremony, and a...

  • Oct 21- Hong Kong stocks closed flat on Monday, amid concerns around political protests in the city, while investors also waited for more details on the potential Sino-U.S. trade deal. President Donald Trump on Friday said he thought a trade deal between the United States and China would be signed by the time the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation meetings take...

  • HONG KONG, Oct 21- Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam apologized on Monday to the city's Muslim community after police hit a major mosque with water canon as they battled thousands of pro-democracy protesters overnight in the Asian financial hub. Lam visited the Kowloon mosque before she was due to head to Japan to attend Emperor Naruhito's enthronement ceremony in...

  • HONG KONG, Oct 21- Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam apologized on Monday after police hit a major mosque with water canon as they battled protesters during another day of political unrest in the Asian financial hub. Lam visited the mosque before she was due to head to Japan to attend Emperor Naruhito's enthronement ceremony in Tokyo, and as the city cleaned up the mess...