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    https://tmsnrt.rs/2zpUAr4 China shares push higher, dollar slips More Chinese cities ease coronavirus controls Cap on Russia oil comes into effect, impact uncertain SYDNEY, Dec 5 (Reuters) – Asian shares extended their rally on Monday as investors hoped steps to unwind pandemic restrictions in China would eventually brighten the outlook for global growth and commodity demand, ...
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    Markets cautious ahead of U.S. non-farm payrolls Investors look for more signs of China reopening U.S. yields fall 3rd straight day Euro at 5-month high against dollar; yen at 3-month high LONDON, Dec 2 (Reuters) – World stocks stalled, Treasuries held on to price gains and the dollar was nursing heavy losses on Friday ahead ...
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    Nov 30 (Reuters) – Potential economic downturns caused by climate change could pose risks to the loan books of Australia’s top five banks without resulting in any severe stress to the system and the economy, a risk study conducted by the country’s banking regulator showed. With global focus sharply pivoting towards climate change, banks have ...
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    SYDNEY/MELBOURNE, Nov 29 (Reuters) – After a decade of making up to A$200,000 a year (about US$135,000) on oil and gas rigs as a fitter and subsea equipment specialist in Western Australia, Adam Naylor had had enough. He had watched his pay go backward and conditions worsen during the pandemic, he said, as companies enforced ...
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    SINGAPORE, Nov 28 (Reuters) – The dollar climbed on Monday as protests against COVID restrictions in China rattled financial markets, sending the yuan sliding and pushing nervous investors toward the safe-haven greenback. The COVID protests have flared across China and spread to several cities in the wake of a deadly fire in Urumqi in the ...
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    BENGALURU, Nov 25 (Reuters) – Australian housing prices that are on a steep decline will likely fall further next year, according to a Reuters poll of analysts who forecast a peak-to-trough slump of 16%, more than double the correction during the 2008 financial crisis. Near-zero interest rates and a dearth of housing supply pushed home ...
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    MELBOURNE, Nov 25 (Reuters) – Top lithium supplier Australia is set to become more selective about who it lets invest in its growing critical minerals industry, Treasurer Jim Chalmers said on Friday. Australia, a major supplier of minerals key to the energy transition like rare earths, has more to gain by encouraging investment from allies ...
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    Fed minutes for November due at 1900 GMT Wall Street stocks trade higher U.S. Treasury yields retreat Crude prices drop more than 4% U.S. dollar falls NEW YORK, Nov 23 (Reuters) – World equities rose while U.S. Treasury yields were lower ahead of the release of the Federal Reserve’s meeting minutes that would offer a ...
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    NEW YORK, Nov 22 (Reuters) – The dollar retreated across the board on Tuesday, ceding some of the ground gained in the previous session, as investors looked past worries about China’s COVID flare-ups, boosting demand for more risky currencies. Equities, commodities and riskier currencies were largely firmer on Tuesday, a day after fresh COVID-19 curbs ...
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    NEW YORK, Nov 21 (Reuters) – The U.S. dollar rose against most major currencies on Monday, recouping recent losses, as fresh COVID-19 curbs in China fuelled worries over the global economic outlook and made traders shun riskier currencies. China’s capital warned on Monday that it was facing its most severe test of the COVID-19 pandemic, ...