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Coronavirus pandemic latest: Nov. 27, 2021

Kyodo 27 Nov 2021
Japan's Cabinet is set to approve Friday a record 36.0 trillion yen ($314 billion) supplementary budget for fiscal 2021 to fund the government's latest economic stimulus to put the coronavirus pandemic-stricken economy on a recovery track ... Tokyo Metropolitan Government's COVID-19 info. https.//stopcovid19.metro.tokyo.lg.jp/en/.
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What investors are saying about the new virus variant

Metro USA 26 Nov 2021
SYDNEY/TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian stocks suffered their sharpest drop in three months on Friday and oil prices tumbled after the detection of a possibly vaccine-resistant coronavirus variant sent investors scurrying toward the safety of bonds, the yen and the dollar ... TAKASHI HIROKI, CHIEF STRATEGIST, MONEX, TOKYO.
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Analysis-In Japan, a weaker yen may not be the blessing it once was

FX Empire 26 Nov 2021
TOKYO (Reuters) – A weak yen, once seen as favourable for Japan’s exports-focused economy, has now become a pain point as it eats into household finances and confounds policymakers ... A quarter of Japanese manufacturers used offshore production in 2020, compared with 18% in 2010, according to a survey by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry.
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What market analysts are saying about the new coronavirus variant. Read here

Live Mint 26 Nov 2021
LONDON ... MORE FROM THIS SECTIONSee All. Premium Premium UK adds six southern African countries to ‘red list’ du ... Premium ₹1.85 to ₹97 ... TAKASHI HIROKI, CHIEF STRATEGIST, MONEX, TOKYO ... We're just going to get mutations through time and that's going to change the way people operate in the economy ... SHINICHIRO KADOTA, SENIOR FX STRATEGIST, BARCLAYS, TOKYO.
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Mori Memorial Foundation’s GPCI-2021 Report: COVID-19 Creates Challenges and Opportunities for Cities

Egypt Commercial News 25 Nov 2021
London, New York, Tokyo, Paris and Singapore once again emerged in that order as the world’s most comprehensively attractive cities in the Global Power City Index (GPCI) 2021 report ... Tokyo (#3) ... Tokyo remained in 4th in Economy, but the gaps between Hong Kong (#5) and Zurich (#6) were almost the same as before.
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COP26 was more talk than action

Mail Guardian South Africa 25 Nov 2021
However, in major developed-country cities like New York, Rome, London, Paris, Berlin, Los Angeles, and Tokyo, the weakened economies of these countries, coupled with the political lobbying of the fossil fuel companies, makes drastic action to tame the climate crisis unattainable.
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Analysis: Seoul, Barbados check into metaverse as governments eye virtual presence

Reuters 25 Nov 2021
Seoul is the first major city to announce its entry into the metaverse, with the Seoul Metropolitan Government (SMG) building a "metaverse ecosystem for all administrative services regarding the economy, culture, tourism, education and civil complaints" ... Paris and Tokyo.
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COVID-19 Creates Challenges and Opportunities for Cities

The Eastern Herald 24 Nov 2021
TOKYO, Japan. <p>London, New York, Tokyo, Paris and Singapore once again emerged in that order as the world’s most comprehensively attractive cities in the Global Power City Index (GPCI) 2021 report ... Tokyo (#3) ... Tokyo remained in 4th in Economy, but the gaps between Hong Kong (#5) and Zurich (#6) were almost the same as before.
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Roundup: Tokyo stocks fall largely on concerns over early U.S. rate hike

China.dot.org 24 Nov 2021
TOKYO, Nov ... "Some investors who expected Brainard to be next Fed chair unloaded shares" as financial markets had regarded her as possible to maintain interest rates at a low level to support the economy and job growth, said Makoto Sengoku, senior equity market analyst at the Tokai Tokyo Research Institute.
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Tokyo stocks fall largely on concerns over early U.S. rate hike

Sina 24 Nov 2021
TOKYO, Nov ... "Some investors who expected Brainard to be next Fed chair unloaded shares" as financial markets had regarded her as possible to maintain interest rates at a low level to support the economy and job growth, said Makoto Sengoku, senior equity market analyst at the Tokai Tokyo Research Institute.
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Japan may consider releasing oil reserves

Hong Kong Standard 21 Nov 2021
... some of the world's biggest economies to consider releasing oil from their strategic reserves to quell high energy prices ... Chief cabinet secretary Hirokazu Matsuno said last week that Tokyo was closely watching the impact of rising oil prices on the world's third-biggest economy.
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Japan may release oil reserves to curb prices

Gulf News 20 Nov 2021
Tokyo ... the world’s biggest economies to consider releasing oil from their strategic reserves to quell high energy prices ... Chief cabinet secretary Hirokazu Matsuno said on Thursday that Tokyo was closely watching the impact of rising oil prices on the world’s third-biggest economy.
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Japan PM says oil reserves may be released to curb prices

Arab News 20 Nov 2021
TOKYO ... the world's biggest economies to consider releasing oil from their strategic reserves to quell high energy prices ... Chief Cabinet Secretary Hirokazu Matsuno said on Thursday that Tokyo was closely watching the impact of rising oil prices on the world's third-biggest economy.
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Kishida confirms oil reserves may be released to curb prices

Asahi News 20 Nov 2021
... of the world's biggest economies to consider releasing oil from their strategic reserves to quell high energy prices ... Chief Cabinet Secretary Hirokazu Matsuno said on Thursday that Tokyo was closely watching the impact of rising oil prices on the world's third-biggest economy.
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Asia markets mixed as Alibaba plunge drags Hong Kong

Taipei Times 20 Nov 2021
AFP, HONG KONG ... With Alibaba a big player on Hong Kong’s Hang Seng Index, the market on Friday dropped 1.07 percent to 25,049.97, and lost 1.1 percent on the week ... However, Tokyo climbed as the government announced plans to inject US$490 billion into the Japanese economy to boost recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic ... .
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