UK property demand is down 44% since the market-shattering mini budget: Zoopla

Estate agents’ “Sold” and “For Sale” signs outside homes in the Maida Vale area of ​​London, UK, on ​​Thursday 30th June 2022. Bloomberg | Bloomberg | Getty Images Demand for housing in the UK has almost halved after September’s government budget shocked financial markets and toppled the prime minister, research on Monday showed. The fiscal … Read more

China may not make major changes to its Covid policies anytime soon

A couple passes essentials across a Covid lockdown barrier in Guangzhou city on November 17, 2022. Future publication | Future publication | Getty Images BEIJING — Despite this weekend’s protests, China is unlikely to make major changes to its Covid policies in the near future, analysts said. One of the reasons for the public unrest … Read more

Employees of Adidas expressed concern about Ye’s behavior for years, the report said

Gilbert Carrasquillo| Getty The chief executive and other senior leaders Adidas discussed the potential fallout from his relationship with Kanye West four years ago, according to a report from The Wall Street Journal. During a 2018 presentation to Adidas’ board of directors, a group of employees reportedly outlined the risks they faced by interacting with … Read more

Binance, others prepare bids for bankrupt Voyager after FTX collapse

Voyager said it has about $1.3 billion in crypto on its platform and more than $350 million in cash on behalf of clients of New York’s Metropolitan Commercial Bank. Justin Sullivan | Getty Images Binance and other crypto firms are preparing takeover offers for beleaguered digital currency lender Voyager Digital after FTX, which had initially … Read more

How Thousands of Craft Villages Saved Vietnam’s Ancient Arts | Big business | Business insider – Business insider

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Malaysia’s new Prime Minister Anwar Ibrahim vows to unite the country and fight corruption

New Prime Minister Anwar Ibrahim has pledged to make “Malaysia for all Malaysians”, fight corruption and reiterated that he will not take a salary as Malaysians battle rising cost of living. Anwar, who has been campaigning for the top job in Malaysia for 24 years amid political coups and prison sentences, said improving the Southeast … Read more

Matter makes it easier to build a Google, Amazon or Apple smart home

Soon it will be easier to buy gadgets that work with your smart home. Hispanolist | E+ | Getty Images Imagine asking Apple’s Siri to turn off your Amazon Fire TV. Thanks to a new standard called Matter, most smart home devices from different brands will soon work together. Matter, backed by the biggest names … Read more

Black Friday online sales top $9 billion in new record

Black Friday shoppers wait to enter the Coach store at the Opry Mills Mall in Nashville, Tennessee, on November 25, 2022. Set Herald | AFP | Getty Images Consumers spent a record $9.12 billion on online shopping this year during Black Friday, according to Adobe, which tracks sales on retailers’ websites. Total online sales for … Read more

Omicron BQ variants dominant, XBB circulating at low level

A person receives a coronavirus disease test (COVID-19) as the Omicron coronavirus variant continues to spread in Manhattan, New York City, U.S., December 22, 2021. Andrew Kelly | Reuters The sub-variants of the Omicron BQ coronavirus have become dominant in the US as people gather and travel for the Thanksgiving holiday, putting those with compromised … Read more

G7 price cap on Russian oil won’t have much impact on Moscow: analysts say

Photo taken May 3, 2022 shows a general view of Slovakia’s largest mineral oil refinery, Slovnaft, in Bratislava, Slovakia. (Photo by JOE KLAMAR/AFP) Joe Klamar | Afp | Getty Images The Group of 7 countries is in talks to limit Russian oil to $65 and $70 a barrel, but analysts say it is unlikely to … Read more