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Hong Kong tensions unnerve world stock markets, oil tumbles

Reuters Friday, 22 May 2020
Global equity markets edged lower on Friday as Beijing moved to impose a new security law on Hong Kong after last year's pro-democracy unrest, further straining U.S.-China ties that cast a pall over recovery prospects and sent oil prices tumbling.
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