How China is attempting to prevent a second wave of infections

Asia Pacific Apr 29, 2020

How China is attempting to prevent a second wave of infections

As the first major country to emerge from coronavirus lockdowns, China is focused on avoiding a devastating second wave of infections as it returns to a semblance of pre-pandemic life. Distanced school desks, compulsory face masks and tracking apps are being deployed from the financial ...

Loft lifestyle store chain to make China debut in July

Business / Corporate Apr 7, 2020

Loft lifestyle store chain to make China debut in July

Japanese lifestyle specialty store operator The Loft Co. will debut in the Chinese market by opening its first directly owned overseas outlet in Shanghai possibly in July. The Loft signed a tenancy contract last Friday with the operator of the Metro City shopping mall in ...

Stocks in China slide; U.S. equity futures advance

Business / Financial Markets Feb 3, 2020

Stocks in China slide; U.S. equity futures advance

Chinese shares tumbled and the yuan weakened as traders returned from an extended holiday amid the worsening coronavirus outbreak. Support measures from China's government helped stem losses somewhat in Asia, while U.S. futures rose and Treasuries slipped. Stocks in Shanghai opened almost 9 percent lower, ...