Tens of thousands of people attended a vigil in Hong Kong last night to mark the 25th anniversary of the 1989 Tiananmen Square crackdown, calling on China to vindicate the student movement that led the protests.
A candlelight vigil in Hong Kong to mark the 25th anniversary of the 1989 Tiananmen Square crackdown drew at least 100,000 people last night to honor the memories of the student-led pro-democracy protesters.
Christopher Wong , who helps oversee $70 billion of assets at Aberdeen Asset Management Plc, commented on Asia’s emerging stock markets after China increased banks’ reserve requirements to lock up cash and cool inflation.
Emerging-market stocks slid the most in a week, led by energy companies, as China Petroleum & Chemical Corp. sank on a share-sale plan. The rand strengthened after South Africa’s unemployment unexpectedly fell.