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US-CHINA TECH WAR

Asian markets spooked by US-China tech row

Trump's ban on US transactions with China's Tencent and owner of TikTok could trigger retaliation from Beijing: analysts

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Shares of Tencent tumbled over 5 per cent on Friday.

Singapore

ASIA markets fell on Friday following a knee-jerk reaction towards President Donald Trump's executive orders to ban United States transactions with China's tech giant Tencent and ByteDance, the owner of video-sharing app TikTok.

The move, which came shortly after the...

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