Stocks shrug off US unrest, China tensions amid easing of Covid-19 lockdowns – business live
Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, as tensions simmer across the US and Hong Kong
- George Floyd killing: widespread curfews fail to stop fresh wave of protests across US
- US may take in Hongkongers ahead of China security laws, Pompeo suggests
In other housing news, the FCA has announced that it is extending mortgage payment holidays for customers struggling due to the Covid-19 outbreak and lockdown.
Germany has opened for trading and the DAX has shot past its European peers, jumping 2.5% to its highest level since 5 March.