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China Protests Over ‘Zero Covid’ Follow Months of Economic Pain

The toll of China’s unwavering approach to fighting Covid has rippled through the world’s second-largest economy for months: Youth unemployment reached a record 20 percent, corporate profits sagged, and economic […]




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Chinese Unrest Over Lockdown Upends Global Economic Outlook

The swelling protests against severe pandemic restrictions in China — the world’s second-largest economy — are injecting a new element of uncertainty and instability into the global economy when nations […]







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A New Source of Economic Anxiety in Britain: Soaring Mortgage Rates

In June 2021, Monique Foulger reached a major milestone: At 30 years old, she bought her first home, a modest one-bedroom flat in Croydon in South London.Barely a year and […]




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G20 Leaders Meet in Bali as Global Economy Faces Multiple Threats

The Chinese description of the meeting suggested that those policies, and others meant to redirect American supply chains away from China, “completely violate the principles of market economy and undermine […]










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Markets Edge Higher at End of a Strong Week

Markets nudged higher on Friday, after China eased its strict pandemic policies, which have roiled global supply chains. It built on the previous day’s surge, which investors said was driven […]







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China’s Business Elite See the Country That Let Them Thrive Slipping Away

“When the ability to govern decreases, even in the absence of any particular policy from the top, the ineptitude, brutality, and ignorance of lower-level officials will brew disasters for the […]