Shanghai takes further steps towards reopening, Beijing eases COVID-19 curbs

BEIJING, China – Shanghai announced on Sunday, May 29, further steps towards returning to more normal life and lifting a two-month COVID-19 lockdown this week, while Beijing reopened parts of its public transport, some malls, gyms, and other venues as infections stabilized. The Chinese commercial hub of 25 million aims to essentially end from Wednesday, … Read more

Shanghai edges towards COVID reopening as Beijing plans to ease curbs

SHANGHAI, China – The Chinese metropolis of Shanghai inched further towards a gradual reopening from two months of grinding COVID-19 lockdown, while officials in Beijing prepared to ease curbs in parts of the capital, saying on Saturday the outbreak was under control. Shanghai aims to essentially end its lockdown from Wednesday after relaxing restrictions over … Read more

Shanghai inches towards COVID-19 reopening

‘Wear masks in public, no gathering and keep social distance,’ Deputy director of the Shanghai Municipal Health Commission Zhao Dandan says SHANGHAI, China – The Chinese metropolis of Shanghai inched further towards a gradual reopening from two months of grinding COVID-19 lockdown, while the capital Beijing maintained curbs that have drastically curtailed movement even as … Read more

Russian stock market plans limited reopening, some brokerages warn of losses

Russian stocks last traded on the Moscow Exchange on February 25. Limited reopening is set for Thursday, March 24. The Russian central bank said on Wednesday, March 23, that some stock market trading would resume on Thursday, March 24, after a near monthlong hiatus, with 33 securities to be traded on the Moscow Exchange for … Read more