Sunday, December 26, 2021

Monday's News Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Rise as Traders Mull Virus, China Vow: Markets Wrap 

[Reuters] Turkish lira slides almost 8% after intervention-driven surge

[Reuters] China stocks up as property, energy firms gain on policy support signals

[Reuters] Rising Omicron cases disrupt air travel, 800 more flights canceled

[CNN] The latest on coronavirus pandemic and Omicron variant

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] The Cost of This Year’s 10 Worst Climate Disasters: $170 Billion

[Reuters] China to roll out fiscal policies proactively to stabilise growth next year

[Reuters] China's local COVID-19 cases edge higher as Xian enters 5th day of lockdown

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Evergrande Races to Restart Projects as Debt Repayments Loom

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Home Projects Resume; Yango’s Parent Defaults: Evergrande Update

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Chinese Manufacturing Profits Squeezed by Commodity Prices 

[AP] Omicron spreads global gloom over New Year’s celebrations

[Bloomberg] Cases Surge Globally; China Battles Local Outbreak: Virus Update

[Bloomberg] Coronavirus Can Persist for Months After Traversing Body

[Bloomberg] China Begins City-Wide Disinfection of Xi’an to Fight Outbreak

[WSJ] Governments Race to Ease Staff Shortages as Omicron Spreads

[WSJ] The $900 Billion Cash Pile Inflating Startup Valuations

[FT] Mexico’s outgoing central bank governor calls to protect its independence

Sunday Evening Links

[Reuters] Asia stocks, oil struggle as Omicron worries weigh 

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Futures Rise as Traders Mull Virus, China Vow: Markets Wrap

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Airlines’ U.S. Holiday Flight Cuts Top 2,800 on Crew Shortages

[Yahoo News] US retail sales up 8.5 percent this holiday season

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] The Cost of This Year’s 10 Worst Climate Disasters: $170 Billion

Sunday's News Links

[Reuters] Most Gulf bourses in red as COVID-19 cases rise

[AP] Flight cancellations snarl holiday plans for thousands 

[Reuters] China's local COVID case count driven to 21-month high by Xian outbreak

[Bloomberg] Holiday Sales Jump 8.5% as U.S. Consumers Return to Retailers

[Bloomberg] Surging Cases Across the Globe Darken Holidays: Virus Update

[Bloomberg] Meme Madness, 68 New Highs: Superlatives Abound in 26% S&P Rally

[WSJ] In Hot Job Market, Salaries Start to Swell for White-Collar Workers

[FT] China-Taiwan geopolitical rivalry fuels tensions in Pacific Islands