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China fuels markets as protests erupt over Covid lockdowns |  CNN Business

China fuels markets as protests erupt over Covid lockdowns | CNN Business

hong kong CNN Business — China’s major stock indexes and its currency opened sharply lower on Monday as widespread protests over the country’s tough Covid-19 restrictions over the weekend rattled investor sentiment. Hong Kong Hang Seng Index (HSI) fell 4.2% in early trading. It has since pared some losses and last traded 2% lower. The …

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Why China's COVID policies are rattling investors again

Why China’s COVID policies are rattling investors again

Investors in China-related assets who had expected a significant easing of COVID restrictions were disappointed this week as the country battles the worst wave of cases since the outbreak in Shanghai earlier this year. China-related ETFs fell this week, with shares of the iShares MSCI China MCHI ETF, -1.82% lose 3.4%. The KraneShares CSI China …

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Bearish Sentiment Strengthens Once Again in Oil Markets | OilPrice.com

A combination of rising Covid infections in China, uncertainty over the G7 oil price ceiling and a rise in oil inventories in the United States has driven oil prices lower this week. As oil prices climbed early Friday morning, the rise in bearish sentiment is palpable. Friday, November 25, 2022 With the oil price cap …

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Foxconn apologizes for payroll error at Chinese iPhone factory after workplace unrest

Foxconn apologizes for payroll error at Chinese iPhone factory after workplace unrest

Foxconn says it is working with staff to resolve disputes Major iPhone factory rocked by protests over wages and conditions Apple says it has a team on the ground in Zhengzhou TAIPEI/SHANGHAI, Nov 24 (Reuters) – Foxconn (2317.TW) said on Thursday that a payroll-related “technical error” occurred when hiring new hires at a coronavirus-hit iPhone …

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Hong Kong stocks lead losses as China's Covid cases surge;  Mixed Asian markets

Hong Kong stocks lead losses as China’s Covid cases surge; Mixed Asian markets

JD.com shares fall after company slashes top executive pay Hong Kong listed shares of JD.com traded down more than 5% in the afternoon after the company confirmed pay cuts for its management team. The Chinese e-commerce giant has confirmed that it will cut the cash salaries of its management team by up to 20%, starting …

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Hong Kong stocks lead losses as China's Covid cases surge;  Mixed Asian markets

Hong Kong stocks lead losses as China’s Covid cases surge; Mixed Asian markets

JD.com shares fall after company slashes top executive pay Hong Kong listed shares of JD.com traded down more than 5% in the afternoon after the company confirmed pay cuts for its management team. The Chinese e-commerce giant has confirmed that it will cut the cash salaries of its management team by up to 20%, starting …

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Stocks fall on China Covid concerns;  Dollar Rise: Market Recap

Stocks fall on China Covid concerns; Dollar Rise: Market Recap

(Bloomberg) – Stocks fell amid fears China would tighten Covid restrictions after a string of reported deaths as investors sought refuge in the dollar. Bloomberg’s Most Read The S&P 500 and Nasdaq 100 contracts both fell at least 0.5%. Walt Disney Co. defied the gloom by rallying in premarket New York after the company brought …

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Asian stocks, oil prices skid on China COVID outbreaks

Asian stocks, oil prices skid on China COVID outbreaks

https://tmsnrt.rs/2zpUAr4 Chinese stocks skid as Beijing coronavirus cases rise Dollar and bonds firm ahead of Fed minutes Oil prices fall again after losing 10% last week SYDNEY, Nov 21 (Reuters) – Asian stock markets and oil prices fell on Monday as investors worried about the economic fallout from new COVID-19 restrictions in China, with resulting …

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Royal Caribbean is quietly bringing back a beloved adult event

Royal Caribbean is quietly bringing back a beloved adult event

After the cruise industry returned to sailing from North American ports in July 2021, all cruise lines had to make major changes due to the covid pandemic. Some were obvious like vaccine requirements, masks and additional cleaning protocols. Capacity was also limited and social distancing was enforced (as much as possible on a cruise ship. …

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