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Oil drops to lowest since 2021 as China unrest rattles market

  Bloomberg Oil tumbled to its lowest price in almost a year as a wave of unrest in China punished risk assets and clouded the outlook for energy demand, compounding the stresses in an already volatile crude market. West Texas Intermediate sinks towards $74 a barrel following three weeks of losses, while Brent traded at around $81. Protests over harsh ...

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Fanr OKs operational plan for Barakah nuclear plant

  Abu Dhabi / WAM The Board of Management of the UAE’s Federal Authority for Nuclear Regulation (Fanr) has approved Fanr’s Operational Plan for the period 2023 until 2026, where it covers its future blueprint in regulating the nuclear and radiological sectors in the UAE. Fanr plans to implement a number of strategic projects and initiatives that focus on carrying ...

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Adib’s digital solutions support UAE IPOs’ push

Abu Dhabi / WAM Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank (Adib), a leading Islamic financial institution announced that its retail customers were able to conveniently participate in the subscription to initial public offerings (IPOs) that were issued this year through its mobile app. 80% of clients subscribed IPOs that were issued in 2022 through Adib Mobile app in just a few clicks. ...

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Equities drop on unrest in China, Treasuries advance

  Bloomberg Shares decline as growing unrest in China over Covid-19 restrictions sent a shiver through the global markets. The dollar steadied after strengthening in the risk-off mood while Treasuries advance. Europe’s equity benchmark fell, with oil companies sliding as events in China weighed on crude prices. US stock futures dropped as modest customer traffic and heavy discounting by American ...

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Foreign investor bets show Indian stocks rally has more legs

Bloomberg Overseas investors have stepped up their return to Indian equities, helping power benchmarks gauges to record highs and derivatives data signals more room for the rally. Global funds have bought a net $3 billion of India stocks so far this month, according to Bloomberg-compiled data. Holdings of foreign investors in long index futures have risen by about six times ...

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Taiwan stocks sink

  Bloomberg Taiwan stocks dropped on Monday, weighed by ruling party DPP’s resounding defeat in local elections and amid a broader selloff across Asia. The benchmark Taiex slid 1.5%, the most since October 13, as investors worried that the government may stop the support measures for the market after opposition Kuomintang’s victory at the polls. The party held onto 13 ...

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Stocks fluctuate as traders mull rates, China stimulus

  Bloomberg US equity futures and European stocks fluctuated as investors assessed prospects for less-aggressive central bank tightening and weighed China’s latest move to stimulate its economy as Covid-19 infections rise. S&P 500 contracts inched higher before an abbreviated Thanksgiving weekend cash trading session on Wall Street. Those on the Nasdaq 100 were steady. Energy companies climbed in premarket as ...

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Foreign investors pile into Taiwan stocks by most in 15 years

Bloomberg Foreign investors are piling back into Taiwan’s market thanks to expectations of slower global rate hikes, helping make the benchmark gauge one of the region’s best performers this month. The stock rebound and influx of foreign capital come ahead of local elections, with polls serving as a show of confidence in the ruling Democratic Progressive Party ahead of a ...

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