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Chinese Markets Higher on Consumer and Healthcare Gains;  Asia-Pacific mainly up after the sale in the United States

Chinese Markets Higher on Consumer and Healthcare Gains; Asia-Pacific mainly up after the sale in the United States

Visitors stand in front of an electronic ticker at the Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE), operated by Japan Exchange Group Inc. (JPX), in Tokyo, Japan, Monday, November 1. 30, 2020. Toru Hanai | Bloomberg via Getty Images Mainland China markets surged on Tuesday afternoon while Asia-Pacific stocks were mostly higher after seeing steep declines on Monday. …

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The European Commission publishes a proposal to ban forced labor

The European Commission publishes a proposal to ban forced labor

The European Commission on Wednesday published its proposal to ban products made by forced labor from the EU market. “Forced labor…is a cruel form of modern slavery, with millions of people trapped around the world,” said EU trade chief Valdis Dombrovskis. “The objective is therefore clear: to keep the EU market free of products produced, …

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