Equities may still show a green number for 2019, but for many investors, May was the month that markets woke up to a world of pain. From a flurry of trade-related tweets to a looming change in the U.K. government, risk seeped into financial markets. Bloomberg’s Dani Burger reports on “Bloomberg Daybreak: Europe.”
The dispute between China and the U.S. could be set to escalate with Beijing due to raise tariffs on some American goods starting June 1. Bloomberg has also been told that China is putting U.S. soy purchases on hold in a move that’s seen as a direct strike on President Trump’s political base. Bloomberg’s Karen Leigh reports on “Bloomberg Markets: China Open.”
Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam discusses the trade negotiations between the U.S. and China, how the negotiations have impacted Hong Kong, Hong Kong’s trading status with the U.S., property prices, the housing market, Hong Kong’s autonomy and her outlook for the Greater Bay area.