A woman walks on the street next to a large screen showing the Shanghai stock exchange data. Photo: EPA-EFE
A woman walks on the street next to a large screen showing the Shanghai stock exchange data. Photo: EPA-EFE
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China’s zero-Covid policy to boost onshore stocks with market shielded from rout in US, Europe and Hong Kong

  • The Shanghai Composite Index has lost only 0.6 per cent since the discovery of Omicron, while US and European stocks lost US$580 billion in market value
  • While Omicron is likely to eventually enter China, tough zero-Covid policy will block community transmission, top health official said.

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A woman walks on the street next to a large screen showing the Shanghai stock exchange data. Photo: EPA-EFE
A woman walks on the street next to a large screen showing the Shanghai stock exchange data. Photo: EPA-EFE
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