Tesla plans to resume production at its Shanghai plant from April 4 – sources

A truck transports new Tesla cars at its factory in Shanghai, China May 13, 2021. REUTERS/Aly Song/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SHANGHAI, April 3 (Reuters) – Tesla (TSLA.O) is aiming to resume production at its Shanghai factory from Monday, two sources familiar with the matter said, as it expects … Read more

WHO suspends UN supply of Bharat Biotech’s Covaxin vaccine for COVID-19

April 2 (Reuters) – The World Health Organization said on Saturday it has suspended supply through United Nations agencies of COVID-19 vaccine Covaxin, produced by India’s Bharat Biotech, to allow the manufacturer to upgrade facilities and address deficiencies found in an inspection. The WHO asked countries that have received the vaccine to take appropriate actions, … Read more

Deliberate infection trial finds COVID symptoms don’t indicate viral shedding

A 3D-printed coronavirus model is seen in front of the words coronavirus disease (Covid-19) on display in this illustration taken March 25, 2020. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register April 1 (Reuters) – The world’s first “human challenge” trial in which volunteers were deliberately exposed to the coronavirus has … Read more

US authorizes second COVID booster for Americans 50 and older

March 29 (Reuters) – US health officials on Tuesday authorized a second COVID-19 booster dose of the two most commonly used COVID-19 vaccines for people age 50 and older, citing data showing waning immunity and the risks posed by Omicron variants of the virus. The US Food and Drug Administration agency said the new boosters … Read more

Tesla suspends Shanghai factory output for four days on COVID curbs -sources

A truck transports new Tesla cars at its factory in Shanghai, China May 13, 2021. REUTERS/Aly Song/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SHANGHAI, March 28 (Reuters) – US automaker Tesla (TSLA.O) is suspending production at its Shanghai factory for four days after the financial hub said on Sunday it would … Read more

Oil hit by Shanghai shutdown; yen sinks as BOJ challenges the yield tide

A man wearing a protective mask, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, walks past an electronic board displaying graphs (top) of Nikkei index outside a brokerage in Tokyo, Japan, March 10, 2022. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register >Asian stock markets: Oil prices shed over $3 as China lockdowns spread … Read more

China share surge boosts Asian equity gauges ahead of Fed

A broker reacts while trading at his computer terminal at a stock brokerage firm in Mumbai, India, February 26, 2016. REUTERS/Shailesh Andrade Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register MSCI Asia ex-Japan up more than 3%, Nikkei +1.7% China Vice Premier comments trigger jump in Chinese shares US Treasury yields down from June … Read more

Oil price benchmarks fall below $100, first time in weeks

Brent, US crude below $100 for the first time since late Feb Outbreaks in China could slow demand Iran nuclear deal hopes rise NEW YORK, March 15 (Reuters) – Oil prices tumbled more than 6% on Tuesday to their lowest in almost three weeks, as Russia suggested it would allow a revival of the Iran … Read more

China’s COVID curbs hit Toyota, Volkswagen and Apple supplier Foxconn

A medical worker in a protective suit collects a swab from a worker for nucleic acid testing at a Foxconn factory, following new cases of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Wuhan, Hubei province, China August 5, 2021. Picture taken August 5 , 2021. China Daily via REUTERS Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com … Read more

Wall St slides as oil prices surge, Nasdaq confirms bear market

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York City, New York, US, March 3, 2022. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Dow industrials confirm correction Financial, travel shares lead declines Energy stocks outperform broader market Oil prices hit highest levels since 2008 Indexes … Read more