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.
Prudential Plc’s Tidjane Thiam tried and failed to expand in Asia by buying AIA Group Ltd. , his first test as chief executive officer. To succeed now, he will have to beat AIA’s new CEO and his ex-boss, Mark Tucker .
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.