Trump Bars Investment in Chinese Firms With Military Ties

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Trump signing an executive order in the latest White House bid to put pressure On China. Let's get some details from Bloomberg's Tom Mackenzie. US pension funds and investment firms will be banned from buying or selling shares and 31 Chinese companies designated by the Pentagon as having ties to China's military or intelligence services. U S National Security Adviser Robert O'Brien, saying the moves serves to protect US investors from providing capital that helps the People's Liberation Army. The band goes into a fate on January 11th. It's the latest move by the U. S to confront China on issues ranging from tech and trade. Hong Kong and human rights abuses in Xin Jiang in Beijing. Tom Mackenzie Bloomberg Daybreak Asia.

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