August 2, 2019
Asian stocks finished lower today as U.S President Trump announced that the US will impose a 10.0% tariff on the remaining $300.0bn-worth of Chinese products. The Nikkei225 ended 2.11 percent lower at 21,087, the Hang Seng finished 2.35 percent lower at 26,918. The Shanghai Composite ended 1.41 percent lower to 2,867, while in Singapore, the FTSE Straits Times index finished 0,93 percent lower to 3,261. Australian equities also ended lower, the ASX 200 finished 0.30% lower to 6,768.