The Australian government is working on a bill that would allow companies to hold 'hybrid' physical-and-digital corporate meetings.
However, mainland Chinese stocks were some of the most stable in the region, something of a surprise given power outages and systemic financial risk.
Plus, what could be next out of the central banks and Congress and how it could affect Treasuries.
Public perceptions of China are at an all-time low in Australia, while on trade the country is lodging its second WTO complaint over Chinese tariffs.
Crown Resorts has competing bids from Blackstone, Oaktree Capital and Australia's second-largest casino company, Star.
Blinken says China is acting 'more repressively at home and more aggressively abroad.'
Despite a damning report that Crown shouldn't get a license for a new casino in Sydney, BX wants to buy them for A$8 billion.
Hong Kong activists want Europe's parliament to vote down a trade deal rushed through before Biden took office.
Should we care about Australia's central bank taking overtly aggressive action to reign in the long end of their yield curve? Yes, we should.
Stocks were down sharply and across the board in Asia, but absent any region-specific factors.