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China announces withdrawal of strict anti-COVID-19 measures

China announces withdrawal of strict anti-COVID-19 measures

BEIJING (AP) — In a sharp turnaround, China announced a series of measures rolling back some of its most draconian anti-COVID-19 restrictions, including limiting tough lockdowns and ordering schools with no known infections to resume classes. regular. The National Health Commission, in a 10-point announcement on Wednesday, stipulated that COVID-19 tests and a healthy health …

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European Markets Stall as China Covid Policy Takes Center Stage;  HSBC up 5% on RBC deal

European Markets Stall as China Covid Policy Takes Center Stage; HSBC up 5% on RBC deal

UK gilt market ‘not back to normal’, says BOE governor Britain’s gilt market is “not back to normal” after the Bank of England intervened on Sept. 28, according to Governor Andrew Bailey, who spoke to a committee of lawmakers on Tuesday. The governor said the bank did not want to buy pegged gilts, but “needed …

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Investors hope Beijing lifts COVID curbs faster as protests stifle markets

Investors hope Beijing lifts COVID curbs faster as protests stifle markets

Dozens of campus protesters parade civil disobedience No sign of new protests in Beijing and Shanghai on Monday Chinese bonds and equities suffered strong outflows in 2023 LONDON, Nov 28 (Reuters) – Rare protests spreading across China against Beijing’s zero COVID-19 policy may have sparked a fresh wave of political uncertainty, but could also hasten …

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Workers protest and are beaten at virus-hit Chinese iPhone factory

Workers protest and are beaten at virus-hit Chinese iPhone factory

BEIJING (AP) — Workers at Apple’s world’s largest iPhone factory were beaten and detained during protests over pay amid virus checks, according to witnesses and social media videos on Wednesday, as tensions mount over Chinese efforts to tackle a further rise in infections. Videos that said they had been filmed at the factory in the …

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Global investors bullish on China again as Beijing shifts to damage control |  CNN Business

Global investors bullish on China again as Beijing shifts to damage control | CNN Business

hong kong CNN Business — Market sentiment on Chinese stocks hit rock bottom just weeks ago after President Xi Jinping secured a historic third term in office and piled his best team with loyalists in a sweep not seen since Mao era. But last week, a series of unexpected moves from Beijing — the easing …

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China eases some quarantines for travelers even as cases rise

China eases some quarantines for travelers even as cases rise

BEIJING (AP) — Travelers arriving in China will spend less time in quarantine thanks to changes to sweeping virus checks announced Friday to reduce disruption to the economy and society. The announcement came as a surge in COVID-19 cases prompted Beijing to close parks and impose other restrictions. The country has reported 10,729 new cases …

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