09.17.2019 © Reuters
Asian markets fell in morning trade on Tuesday amid geopolitical risks in the Middle East.
China’s Shanghai Composite and the Shenzhen Component were down 0.8% and 0.7% respectively by 10:30 PM ET (02:30 GMT). Hong Kong’s Hang Seng Index dropped 0.8%.
On the Sino-U.S. trade front, China’s Commerce Ministry said today that Vice Finance Minister Liao Min will lead a delegation to visit the U.S. later this week for trade discussions.