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Australia RBA meeting minutes, oil and currencies

SINGAPORE — Asia-Pacific markets were mostly buoyant on Tuesday while bitcoin continued to rise after a recent rebound. Meanwhile, Australia’s central bank says inflation will peak by the end of the year. Tea Shanghai Composite in mainland China traded higher at 0.22% while the Shenzhen Component gained by 0.15%. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index climbed …

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Asia-Pacific markets mixed as investor sentiment remains fragile

In our view, the risks around a recession in 2023 can’t be ignored. Kerry Craig Global Market Strategist, JP Morgan Asset Management Japan’s Nikkei 225 rose 0.4% on the day to 26,431.20 while the Topix was up 0.64% to 1,867.81. Shares of fast-retailing were up 1.44% while robot maker Fanuc saw its stock climb 0.47%. …

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Carrie Lam says Hong Kong hasn’t become ‘just another Chinese city’

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said the national security law was “absolutely necessary” to ensure Hong Kong’s stability. In an interview with CNBC on Friday, Lam said: “Looking back, I think the enactment and implementation of a national security law, as well as the subsequent improvements to the electoral system, are absolutely necessary to ensure …

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