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Stocks rally on hopes of relief from China's COVID policy.  Here's why economists think investors are too optimistic.

Stocks rally on hopes of relief from China’s COVID policy. Here’s why economists think investors are too optimistic.

Investors rejoiced over China’s latest COVID policy this week after massive lockdown protests erupted across the country, rocking global financial markets, but economists believe markets have placed “too much great likelihood” that the restrictions will soon be eased. China’s National Health Commission said on Tuesday it would step up COVID vaccinations for the elderly and …

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Asian markets fall as China protests and lockdowns cloud outlook

Asian markets fall as China protests and lockdowns cloud outlook

BANGKOK — Stocks skidded in Asia on Monday, with Hong Kong briefly falling more than 4% following weekend protests in various cities against China’s strict zero-COVID lockdowns. U.S. futures were down after a mixed and shortened session Friday on Wall Street. Oil prices fell more than $2 a barrel. The unrest in China is the …

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