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Hong Kong shares rise 2% after local media reported the city is considering scrapping the outdoor mask rule

Hong Kong shares rise 2% after local media reported the city is considering scrapping the outdoor mask rule

Hong Kong plans to scrap outdoor mask rules: report Fitch expects house prices in Australia and China to fall in 2023 Fitch Ratings expects house prices in Australia to fall significantly by 7% to 10% next year, it said in its latest outlook report. The agency also predicts that house prices in China will fall …

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Asia-Pacific markets fall as investors seek clarification on China's Covid rule changes

Asia-Pacific markets fall as investors seek clarification on China’s Covid rule changes

Singapore and New York are ranked among the most expensive cities to live: EIU Singapore and New York have been ranked as the most expensive cities to live in this year, according to the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU). EIU’s survey showed that the average price of goods in 172 major cities around the world rose …

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Asia-Pacific Markets Rise, Japanese Yen Strengthens as Fed Signals Lower Rises

Asia-Pacific Markets Rise, Japanese Yen Strengthens as Fed Signals Lower Rises

Japanese yen strengthens after Powell’s comment on small bulls Temasek’s $245m FTX loss ‘damaged reputation’ of Singapore, Deputy PM says Singapore’s Deputy Prime Minister Lawrence Wong says the state’s sovereign wealth fund’s loss of $275 million investment in collapsed crypto exchange FTX is “disappointing and has caused reputational damage” of the city-state. But the loss …

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Chinese factory activity data falls short of expectations;  Asia-Pacific markets mixed

Chinese factory activity data falls short of expectations; Asia-Pacific markets mixed

Chinese factory activity beats expectations and contracts for second straight month China’s official manufacturing purchasing managers’ index for November came in at 48, below the 50-point mark that separates growth from contraction. That’s below analysts’ expectations polled by Reuters, who had forecast a reading of 49. October’s PMI was 49.2. PMI readings are sequential and …

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Hong Kong shares jump 4% ahead of Chinese Covid briefing

Hong Kong shares jump 4% ahead of Chinese Covid briefing

China unlikely to make sudden changes to its Covid policy: National University of Singapore The Chinese government is unlikely to make any sudden changes to its zero Covid policy as it will lead to chaos, Professor Wang Gungwu of the National University of Singapore said on CNBC’s “Squawk Box Asia.” “If you change the policy …

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Hong Kong stocks lead losses in Asia on unrest in China, oil at 2022 low

Hong Kong stocks lead losses in Asia on unrest in China, oil at 2022 low

Indian stocks hit all-time highs Indian stocks hit new highs in Monday’s session. The Nifty 50 Index, the flagship index of the National Stock Exchange of India, reached 18,611.05, surpassing the previous intraday high of 18,604.45 seen on October 19, 2021. The Sensex reached 62,690.39 during the morning session in India, also surpassing previous record …

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