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Germany knocked out of World Cup after extraordinary finale to Group E

CNN  —  Germany was knocked out of the 2022 World Cup on Thursday after a quite extraordinary finale to Group E, despite beating Costa Rica. At varying points of the two games, fans of Spain and Japan as well as Costa Rica and Germany each thought that their countries might be on their way to …

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South Korea GDP, Caixin Manufacturing PMI, Japan Consumer Confidence

Temasek’s $245 million FTX loss ’caused reputational damage’ to Singapore, says deputy prime minister Singapore’s Deputy Prime Minister Lawrence Wong said the state sovereign wealth fund’s investment loss of $275 million in collapsed crypto exchange FTX is “disappointing and has caused reputational damage” to the city-state. But the investment loss does not mean the governance …

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China’s factory activity data misses expectations; Asia-Pacific markets mixed

China’s factory activity misses expectations, contracts for a second straight month China’s official manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index for November came in at 48, below the 50-point mark that separates growth from contraction. That’s lower than the expectations of analysts polled by Reuters, who predicted a reading of 49. October’s PMI was 49.2. PMI readings are …

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China’s factory activity data misses expectations; Asia-Pacific markets mixed

China’s factory activity misses expectations, contracts for a second straight month China’s official manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index for November came in at 48, below the 50-point mark that separates growth from contraction. That’s lower than the expectations of analysts polled by Reuters, who predicted a reading of 49. October’s PMI was 49.2. PMI readings are …

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World Cup 2022 group stage permutations: What does every team need to progress?

It’s getting to crunch time at the 2022 World Cup in Qatar. The second round of group-stage fixtures have been completed. And now, every team in Qatar whose World Cup fate still hangs in the balance knows exactly what they need to do to progress to the knockout stage. Three teams have already progressed. The …

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Asian shares rise except Japan as markets eye China protests

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were mostly higher Tuesday as market jitters declined over protests in China set off by growing public anger over COVID-19 restrictions. Benchmarks rose in early trading in Australia, South Korea and China, while shares fell in Japan. Oil prices fell. Japanese government data released Tuesday showed that the unemployment rate …

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Asia markets fall amid unrest in China over Covid restrictions

Oil prices slip as China’s Covid protests continue Crude oil futures slipped early in Asia as high Covid cases, virus restrictions and unrest in China raise fears about demand from the world’s second-largest oil consumer. West Texas Intermediate futures shed 0.35% to $76.01 per barrel, while Brent crude futures lost 0.26% to $83.41 per barrel. …

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Morocco vs Belgium: Big World Cup upsets as Atlas Lions shock Red Devils and Costa Rica defeats Japan

CNN  —  It was a day of big upsets at the World Cup as Belgium and Japan both succumbed to shock defeats against Morocco and Costa Rica respectively. Morocco won its first World Cup match since 1998 – and its third ever – securing a sensational 2-0 victory over heavyweight Belgium to ensure that it …

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Germany looks to bounce back from shock defeat and revive World Cup hopes against dangerous Spain

CNN  —  If Germany is to avoid the ignominy of consecutive World Cup group stage exits, it will need to earn a positive result against a Spain side that looked like the tournament’s most dangerous team after the opening round of fixtures. Finishing bottom of the group at Russia 2018, a tournament Germany went into …

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