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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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Exclusive: Tesla readying revamped Model 3 with 'Highland' project - sources

Exclusive: Tesla readying revamped Model 3 with ‘Highland’ project – sources

Nov 28 (Reuters) – Tesla (TSLA.O) is developing a revamped version of the Model 3, according to four people familiar with the effort, as the major electric vehicle maker aims to cut production costs and boost the appeal of the five-year model. – old electric sedan. One of the goals of the redesign codenamed “Highland” …

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Global oil market signals near-term weakness ahead of EU embargo on Russian oil

Global oil market signals near-term weakness ahead of EU embargo on Russian oil

NEW YORK, Nov 28 (Reuters) – The global oil market is signaling a potential shift as traders and analysts worry about falling demand for crude and a surplus market in the coming months. After months of strength, crude futures are flirting with all-year lows as major oil consumer China enters additional COVID-19-related lockdowns while central …

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Chevron can resume a key role in Venezuela's oil production and exports

Chevron can resume a key role in Venezuela’s oil production and exports

WASHINGTON/HOUSTON, Nov 26 (Reuters) – Chevron Corp on Saturday received a U.S. license allowing the second-biggest U.S. oil company to expand production in Venezuela and ship crude oil from the South American country to the United States . The ruling grants broader rights to the last major US oil company still operating in US-sanctioned Venezuela. …

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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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US ready to allow Chevron to increase oil production in Venezuela

US ready to allow Chevron to increase oil production in Venezuela

US ready to allow oil giant to produce and sell Venezuelan oil Chevron owes billions in unpaid debt to state-owned PDVSA US aims to transfer Venezuelan oil sales from shadow companies HOUSTON, Nov 23 (Reuters) – Chevron Corp could soon win U.S. approval to expand operations in Venezuela and resume trading in its oil once …

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US weekly jobless claims at 3-month high;  resilient capital expenditure

US weekly jobless claims at 3-month high; resilient capital expenditure

Weekly jobless claims increase from 17,000 to 240,000 Continuing claims rise by 48,000 to 1.551 million Core capital goods orders rebound 0.7% in October Shipments of basic capital goods jump 1.3% WASHINGTON, Nov 23 (Reuters) – The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits hit a three-month high last week amid rising tech …

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Foxconn's massive iPhone factory in China rocked by new worker unrest

Foxconn’s massive iPhone factory in China rocked by new worker unrest

Online footage shows hundreds of workers protesting Surveillance cameras and windows smashed by men with sticks Workers complain of late payments and insufficient food SHANGHAI/TAIPEI, Nov 23 (Reuters) – Hundreds of workers joined protests at Foxconn’s (2317.TW) flagship iPhone factory in China, with some men smashing surveillance cameras and windows, pictures showed images uploaded to …

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Asia shares gain despite rise in Chinese COVID cases

Asia shares gain despite rise in Chinese COVID cases

SYDNEY, Nov 23 (Reuters) – Asian stock markets were mostly in positive territory on Wednesday despite rising COVID-19 cases in mainland China, leaving investors uncertain about how much new outbreaks could slow the reopening of the world’s second largest economy. MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific stocks outside Japan (.MIAPJ0000PUS) rose 0.3%, after US stocks ended …

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Exclusive: China set to fine Ant Group over $1 billion, signaling revamp is closing in on final sources

Exclusive: China set to fine Ant Group over $1 billion, signaling revamp is closing in on final sources

HONG KONG, Nov 22 (Reuters) – Chinese authorities are set to fine Jack Ma’s Ant group more than $1 billion, six sources with direct knowledge of the matter said, paving the way at the end of the fintech’s two-year commitment. regulatory overhaul. The People’s Bank of China (PBOC), which spearheaded Ant’s overhaul after the Chinese …

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