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What China's Economic Slowdown Means for Global Investors

China recorded a steep economic slowdown in the third quarter as its pandemic bounceback fades—and now, Beijing is taking on longer-term issues including household debt and energy consumption. WSJ’s Anna Hirtenstein explai...

New Zealand's central bank raises interest rates

WELLINGTON, New Zealand -- New Zealand's central bank raised interest rates from a record low and signaled more increases over the next year, as it seeks to tame inflation and rein in booming house prices.

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What China's New Data Rules Mean for Tesla and the Auto Industry

Cars today offer high-tech features and gather troves of data to train algorithms. As China steps up controls over new technologies, WSJ looks at the risks for Tesla and other global brands that are now required to keep da...

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Sold-Out Universal Theme Park Shows China's Love for Hollywood

Universal’s first theme park in China opened this week after years of construction and delays. Tickets sold out, indicating the country's enthusiasm for franchises like Harry Potter and Kung Fu Panda, as NBCUniversal looks...

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How the Chip Shortage Is Forcing Auto Makers to Adapt

The number of semiconductors in a modern car, from the ignition to the braking system, can exceed a thousand. As the global chip shortage drags on, car makers from General Motors to Tesla find themselves forced to adjust p...

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How Beijing’s Scrutiny Could Affect Tencent's Videogame Empire

China’s Tencent is backing the developers of blockbuster videogames such as “Pokémon Unite” and “League of Legends.” But Beijing’s crackdown on the industry at home, including when minors can play online games, could affec...

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Upgrading Your Patio? Why It’s More Expensive This Summer

Shipping bottlenecks and commodities costs are helping drive inflation in the U.S. WSJ visits a patio-furniture factory in China to see why refurbishing your backyard could be pricier this year. Photo: Patrick Fok

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ADOW The Asia Dow Index USD 3954.09 20.21 0.51%
NIK NIKKEI 225 Index 29255.55 40.03 0.14%
HSI Hang Seng Index 26089.36 302.15 1.17%
SHCOMP Shanghai Composite Index 3587.00 -6.15 -0.17%
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STI FTSE Straits Times Index 3197.04 -1.97 -0.06%