Hang Seng, Shanghai Composite, Covid, oil

Hang Seng, Shanghai Composite, Covid, oil

SINGAPORE — Greater China stock indexes led losses as Covid concerns resurfaced, while Asia-Pacific markets traded lower on Wednesday. Oil futures rose after plunging overnight. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index slipped more than 2% earlier in the session and was down 1.22% at 21,586.66 at the close, with heavyweight CNOOC falling 4.81%. British bank HSBC’s … Read more

US, UK, Europe, Japan will be in recession over next 12 months: Nomura

US, UK, Europe, Japan will be in recession over next 12 months: Nomura

Thomas Calomiris, a third generation produce vendor, weighs an onion at Eastern Market as the US struggles with rising inflation May 20, 2022, in Washington, DC. Brendan Smialowski | AFP | Getty Images Many of the world’s leading economies will fall into a recession within the next 12 months as central banks move to aggressively … Read more

China PMI data, stocks, currencies, oil

China PMI data, stocks, currencies, oil

SINGAPORE — Chinese markets rose on Thursday as government data showed factory activity grew in June, but most other Asia-Pacific indexes fell. Mainland China’s markets traded higher. The Shanghai Composite advanced 0.37%, and the Shenzhen Component gained 1%. The Hang Seng index in Hong Kong was up 0.13%. Shares of artificial intelligence software company SenseTime … Read more

How to find a hidden spy camera in hotel rooms and rental homes

How to find a hidden spy camera in hotel rooms and rental homes

Nearly 60% of Americans said they were worried about hidden cameras in Airbnb homes in 2019. And 11% of vacation home renters said they had discovered a hidden camera during a stay, according to a survey by the real estate investment company IPX1031. Spy cameras are not a new problem. In South Korea, more than … Read more