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Violence as HK protesters try to leave university
Hong Kong protesters were met with tear gas and rubber bullets as they tried to leave the Polytechnic University.
Hong Kong Polytechnic University: Police fire tear gas on protesters leaving site
Protesters leaving the Polytechnic University of Hong Kong were met with tear gas and rubber bullets.
'This looks like a fairly successful break'
The BBC's Robin Brant describes the volatile scene at Hong Kong's Polytechnic University.

China stocks end firmer

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China stocks have ended today's trading firmer, as investors hoped for more stimulus measures to shore up the slowing economy after a interbank lending rate cut.

The blue-chip CSI300 index rose 0.8%, to 3,907.93, while the Shanghai Composite Index added 0.6% to 2,909.20.