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Asian shares rise except Japan as markets eye China protests

Asian shares rise except Japan as markets eye China protests TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were mostly higher Tuesday as market jitters declined over protests in China set off by growing public anger over COVID-19 restrictions. Benchmarks rose in early trading in Australia, South Korea and China, while shares fell in Japan. Oil prices fall. …

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BTS singer Jin set to begin South Korea military service, source says

BTS singer Jin set to begin South Korea military service, source says Seoul, South Korea CNN — K-pop superstar Jin will begin his mandatory military service next month, a source with direct knowledge of the situation confirmed Friday, after the BTS singer appealed to the supergroup’s devoted fans to stay away from his South Korean …

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New Zealand interest rate hikes, inflation data

New Zealand interest rate hikes, inflation data Malaysia stocks little changed as nation’s wait for new prime minister continues Malaysia-listed stocks were little changed as the country’s political deadlock continues and local media reported Malaysia’s king, the Yang di-Pertuan Agong, will make a decision, without giving a timeline. The benchmark KLCI index was down 0.09% …

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Hong Kong stocks lead losses as China Covid cases rise; Asia markets mixed

Hong Kong stocks lead losses as China Covid cases rise; Asia markets mixed JD.com shares drop after company cuts senior management pay Hong Kong-listed shares of JD.com traded more than 5% lower in the afternoon after the company confirmed pay cuts of its senior management team. The Chinese e-commerce giant confirmed that it will slash …

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Japan sees core inflation at highest in 40 years as Asia-Pacific stocks trade mixed

Japan sees core inflation at highest in 40 years as Asia-Pacific stocks trade mixed Alibaba saw delivery disruptions during Singles Day, CEO says Alibaba CEO Daniel Zhang said, “The resurgence of Covid has affected one area after another, resulting in abnormal or suspended logistical service in different places,” according to a FactSet transcript of the …

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Japan sees core inflation at highest in 40 years as Asia-Pacific stocks rise

Japan sees core inflation at highest in 40 years as Asia-Pacific stocks rise Philippines central bank expects economy to see “low growth” next year, not a recession Central bank governor Felipe Medalla of Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) said the economy is expected to see “low growth” of under 5%, not a recession, next year. …

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Hong Kong stocks jump after China trims quarantine period, up more than 7%

Hong Kong stocks jump after China trims quarantine period, up more than 7% Softbank posts quarterly profit, beating expectations Softbank Group posted a quarterly net profit of 3.03 trillion yen ($21.4b) for its second quarter ending on September 30, beating Refinitiv estimates forecasting a 2.77 trillion yen net profit. The company saw two consecutive periods …

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Asia-Pacific stocks mixed ahead of US midterm elections

Asia-Pacific stocks mixed ahead of US midterm elections Bank of Japan headquarters in Tokyo, Japan Tomohiro Ohsumi | Bloomberg | Getty Images Stocks in the Asia-Pacific traded mostly higher early Tuesday morning as investors digest the Bank of Japan’s summary of opinions and look ahead to the US midterm elections. Tea Nikkei 225 in Japan …

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