New Zealand Business Sentiment Worsens Amid Continued COVID-19 Impacts

Business sentiment across New Zealand has worsened during the year’s first quarter as the impacts of COVID-19 continue to dampen economic recovery. On a seasonally adjusted basis, a net 33 percent of businesses surveyed said they expect general business conditions …

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HSBC Allegedly Scrubbed References to Russian Invasion in Reports

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UK bank HSBC allegedly edited out portions of its’ analyst’s research publications that excluded references to a “war” in Ukraine.  According to a report by The Financial Times (FT) quoting two unidentified people, HSBC committees that review all externally published …

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