Tag Archives: Breaking News: Asia

Asia-Pacific stocks gained ground after a rally

SINGAPORE – Shares of Asia-Pacific were mixed in Tuesday’s trade, with Chinese search giant Baidu entering Hong Kong. In Japan, the Nikkei 225 peaked at 0.53% while the Topix index rose 0.33%. South Korea’s Kospi slipped a fraction. Mainland Chinese stocks fell 0.21% in the Shanghai Composite while the Shenzhen …

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In November 2020, China officially released its manufacturing PMI

Lingling workers at a factory in Lianyang, Jiangsu Province, China. Stringer | AFP | Getty Images China said Monday that manufacturing activity rose for the ninth straight month in November as the world’s second-largest economy emerged from a recession caused by the coronavirus epidemic. The Manufacturing Facial Manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ …

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Singapore publishes third quarter 2020 GDP, economic data

A man in a mask walks in the background on April 1, 2020, walking on Marina Bay Sands in Singapore’s Central Business District. Suhaimi Abdullah | Getty Images SINGAPORE – Singapore’s economy contracted 8.8 percent in the third quarter from a year earlier – better than initial estimates, the country’s …

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