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Asian stocks rise except for Japan as markets watch China protests

Asian stocks rise except for Japan as markets watch China protests

TOKYO (AP) — Asian stocks were mostly higher on Tuesday as market jitters eased over protests in China sparked by growing public anger over COVID-19 restrictions. Benchmarks rose in early trading in Australia, South Korea and China, while stocks fell in Japan. Oil prices have fallen. Japanese government data released on Tuesday showed the unemployment …

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Biden faces a wide range of challenges at home this holiday season |  CNN Politics

Biden faces a wide range of challenges at home this holiday season | CNN Politics

CNN — This holiday season is very different from last for many Americans, when Covid-19 testing shortages and an Omicron variant surge disrupted many family celebrations. But the country faces a new set of complex challenges in late fall and winter. Even though Covid testing as well as an updated reminder is widely available and …

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Apple has a huge problem with its supplier's iPhone factory in China |  CNN Business

Apple has a huge problem with its supplier’s iPhone factory in China | CNN Business

hong kong CNN Business — A violent uprising by workers at the world’s largest iPhone factory in central China this week further clouds Apple’s strained supply chain and highlights how the country’s tough zero Covid policy is harming to global technology companies. The unrest began last month when workers left the factory campus in Zhengzhou, …

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Workers at world's largest iPhone factory in China clash with police, videos show |  CNN Business

Workers at world’s largest iPhone factory in China clash with police, videos show | CNN Business

Beijing/Hong Kong CNN Business — Workers at China’s largest iPhone assembly plant were seen confronting police, some in riot gear, on Wednesday, according to videos shared on social media. Videos show hundreds of workers confronting law enforcement officers, many wearing white hazmat suits, at the Foxconn campus in China’s central city of Zhengzhou. 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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Americans have been warned to prepare for the highest Thanksgiving gas prices EVER as millions hit the road

Americans have been warned to prepare for the highest Thanksgiving gas prices EVER as millions hit the road

Americans could face the highest gas prices ever for the Thanksgiving holiday season, as millions prepare to hit the road amid still-high prices and inflation. The national average price of a gallon of gasoline is expected to hit $3.68 next Thursday, November 24, as Americans gear up for the holiday. That number is 30 cents …

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