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Anti-government protests persist in China, trade deal with US unlikely before 2020 election

The ongoing protests in Hong Kong have put more stress on the already fraught situation. All flights into and out of the city's international airport have been canceled for the day due to the peaceful protests staged because of mainland China's influence over the Hong Kong government. Meanwhile,The People's Bank of China continues to set the yuan lower, further devaluing the currency. Of course with the escalating U.S.-China trade war, investors have been watching the dollar/yuan exchange rate closely.