China benchmark lending rate, Wall Street losses

SINGAPORE — Shares in the Asia Pacific markets rose on Friday, with Hong Kong stocks leading gains as a volatile trading week comes to a close. The Hang Seng index jumped 2.2% in early trade and was last up 1.85%, while the Hang Seng Tech … Read More

Canada to ban Chinese telecoms Huawei and ZTE from 5G networks

Canada said it will move to ban Huawei and ZTE from providing 5G services in the country, in the latest move by a US ally to target the Chinese equipment telecoms manufacturers. François-Philippe Champagne, Canada’s minister of innovation, science and industry, said on Thursday that … Read More