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Shanghai aims to reopen more businesses shuttered by COVID, Beijing fights back

Shopping malls and stores in Shanghai will gradually resume in-store operations Some districts in Beijing extend work-from-home guidance Shanghai lockdown frustrates and infuriates residents The brakes have rattled global supply chains SHANGHAI/BEIJING, May 15 (Reuters) – Shanghai will gradually start reopening businesses such as shopping malls and hair salons in China’s financial and manufacturing hub…
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South Korea hunts for tungsten treasure in race for rare minerals

South Korean tungsten mine gets $100 million makeover Dozens of new mining projects launched around the world Green and digital booms are fueling demand for rare minerals China is preeminent in the supply of critical minerals GRAPHIC-South Korea’s dependence on China: SANGDONG, South Korea, May 9 (Reuters) – Glistening blue tungsten from the walls of…
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Stocks retreat as dollar hits two-decade highs

US stock futures down 0.6% European stocks head for worst week in 2 months The MSCI Asia ex-Japan index fell by 2.87% LONDON, May 6 (Reuters) – The U.S. dollar hit a 20-year high and global stocks fell to their lowest in more than a year on Friday as markets priced in further U.S. interest…
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Stocks, euro and oil fall as French election relief is short-lived

A broker looks at financial information on computer screens at the IG index, the trading floor in London, Britain February 6, 2018. REUTERS/Simon Dawson Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Stocks fall as global recession fears rise Beijing risks being confined Macron’s election wins short-lived relief for euro Oil drops back to…
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