China is preparing to sell U.S. dollar bonds, in a test of investor appetite after data showed the worlds second-largest economy is cooling rapidly.
Chinas economy grew 4.9% in the third quarter from a year earlier, slowing sharply from the previous period, as power shortages and supply-chain problems added to the impact from Beijings efforts to rein in the real estate and technology sectors.
With a historic semiconductor crunch, chip makers world-wide are rushing to increase production capacity.
Squid Game, Netflixs dystopian drama set in South Korea, is the top-watched show in more than 90 countries. North Korea, however, isnt giving the show rave reviews.
The fall of the eastern city leaves the capital as the only big city in government hands.
The increased frequency and severity of natural catastrophes has sparked a growing industry of climate-analytics companies that aim to help businesses gauge both short- and long-term threats.
China is calling on private-sector pioneers Ant Group and Tencent to help it develop a state-backed digital currency that threatens the pairs highly popular payment networks.