Investors hope Beijing will lift COVID restrictions faster as protests dampen markets

Dozens of universities, demonstrators show civil disobedience There was no sign of new protests in Beijing and Shanghai on Monday Chinese bonds and stocks suffered huge outflows in 2023 LONDON (Reuters) – Rare protests spreading across China over Beijing’s anti-coronavirus policy may have unleashed a new wave of political uncertainty, but could also hasten the … Read more

The global oil market points to short-term weakness ahead of the EU embargo on Russian oil

NEW YORK (Reuters) – The global oil market is signaling a possible turnaround, as traders and analysts worry about lower demand for crude and an oversupply market in the coming months. After months of strength, crude oil futures are tipping to lows not seen all year as top oil consumer China enters additional COVID-19 lockdowns … Read more

Younger Chinese are rejecting the factory jobs that underpin the economy

SHENZHEN (Reuters) – Growing up in a Chinese village, Julian Zhou only saw his father a few times a year when he returned for a break from his grueling job at a textile factory in the southern province of Guangdong. For his father’s generation, working in factories was a lifeline out of rural poverty. For … Read more

New York Fed: Bank liquidity may be tighter than expected, with policy implications

Nov. 18 (Reuters) – The way the banking system manages its cash suggests that the financial system may not be as fluid as many now understand it, and that could have implications for how the Federal Reserve manages the size of its balance sheet, a paper from the Reserve Bank said. New York Fed on … Read more

Trump’s 2024 presidential bid was a new wrinkle for the markets

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Former President Donald Trump’s entry into the 2024 presidential race on Tuesday confirmed the world’s “worst-kept secrets” and created another variable for markets that some investors say remains a low priority for now. Trump, who has launched relentless attacks on voting integrity in the United States since his defeat in the … Read more

Analysis: Money Before Climate. The downturn in the market spurred the emigration of the ESG Fund

NEW YORK/BOOSTON, Nov. 11 (Reuters) – ESG funds have been hit by unprecedented outflows in a market downturn, as investors prioritize preserving capital over goals such as tackling climate change. The ESG, a rating applied to financing assets currently valued at $6.5 trillion, is being tested by a drop in market values ​​fueled by concerns … Read more

FTX seeks $9.4 billion in rescue funds, Bahamas freezes some assets

(Reuters) – FTX is scrambling to raise about $9.4 billion from investors and competitors, a source said on Thursday, as CEO Sam Bankman Fried urgently seeks to rescue a cryptocurrency exchange that has been hit hard by customer withdrawals. Bankman-Fried has discussed raising $1 billion each for Tron founder Justin Sun, rival exchange OKX and … Read more