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Hang Seng, Shanghai Composite, Covid, oil

SINGAPORE — Greater China stock indexes led losses as Covid concerns resurge, while Asia-Pacific markets traded lower on Wednesday. Oil futures rose after plunging overnight. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index slipped 1.37%, with heavyweights HSBC and CNOOC falling 3.93% and 5.58%, respectively. mainland China markets also declined. The Shanghai Composite shed 1.34%, and the Shenzhen …

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Asia-Pacific markets are mixed as investors searching for direction

SINGAPORE — Australian stocks rose more than 1% while Hong Kong and South Korean markets were lower on Monday ahead of Australia and Malaysia central bank decisions this week. The S&P/ASX 200 advanced 1.11% to end the session at 6,612.6, with banking and retail stocks in the green. Japan and mainland China markets were also …

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