Protesters hold up blank sheets of paper and chant slogans as they march in Beijing on Sunday. Photo: AP
Protesters hold up blank sheets of paper and chant slogans as they march in Beijing on Sunday. Photo: AP

Wall Street slips as coronavirus lockdown protests spread in China

  • The S&P 500 fell 1.5 per cent, the Dow Jones Industrial Average finished 1.4 per cent lower, while the Nasdaq composite slid 1.6 per cent
  • Unrest over the country’s zero-Covid policy stoked worries that a crackdown or expanded lockdowns could slow the Chinese economy

Protesters hold up blank sheets of paper and chant slogans as they march in Beijing on Sunday. Photo: AP
Protesters hold up blank sheets of paper and chant slogans as they march in Beijing on Sunday. Photo: AP
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