The U.S. Department of Justice is closing
probes into three U.S. senators over stock trades made shortly
before the coronavirus market turmoil, the Wall Street Journal
reported on Tuesday, citing people familiar with the matter.
Australian shares fell on Wednesday, as
developments on the Sino-U.S. diplomatic tiff over Hong Kong
dampened sentiment and cancelled out any boost from easing
lockdown restrictions and the resumption of normal activity.