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THE SECRETS TO SUCCESSFUL MANAGEMENT IN CHINA


The Chinese government has acted steadily, but other essential reforms remain for the next administration... READ MORE

2nd November, 2017 0

BEING A WOMAN GOT EVEN WORSE IN 2017, WORLD ECONOMIC FORUM SAYS


At current rates, it will take 100 years before women achieve equality in the four areas measured by the WEF political empowerment, economic participation, health and education... READ MORE

2nd November, 2017 636

CHINA'S WAR ON SMOG, RISK, TAKING EDGE OFF ASIA'S GROWTH SPRINT


Similar PMI surveys in Japan, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, Vietnam and India also suggested growth was starting to fade, while activity in Malaysia contracted... READ MORE

1st November, 2017 209

CHINA OCTOBER FACTORY GROWTH SLOWS MORE THAN EXPECTED ON SMOG WAR, SOFTER EXPORT ORDERS


A separate PMI for the steel industry showed raw material purchase prices fell sharply in October after strong gains in recent months... READ MORE

31st October, 2017 0

CHINA OCTOBER OFFICIAL SERVICES PMI FALLS TO 54.3


China's leaders are counting on growth in services and consumption to rebalance their economic growth model from its heavy reliance on investment and exports... READ MORE

31st October, 2017 0

CHINA SAYS WILL NOT SET TARGET TO DOUBLE GDP FROM 2021, IN CHANGE FROM THE PAST


The shift away from ambitious long-term government growth targets is a departure from past practice in China, and marks a new strategy for longer-term economic development... READ MORE

26th October, 2017 22

CHINA WILL NOT SET TARGET TO DOUBLE GDP FROM 2021


However, this week's congress did not include any public announcements about new economic growth targets... READ MORE

26th October, 2017 120

CATERPILLAR IS THE LATEST SIGN THE WORLD'S ECONOMY HASN'T LOOKED THIS GOOD IN YEARS


We've got pretty good economic growth all over the world, David Solomon, president of Goldman Sachs Group Inc., told Bloomberg Television on Tuesday... READ MORE

24th October, 2017 927

CHINA'S ECONOMY SEEN GROWING 6.8 PERCENT IN 2017 AND 6.4 PERCENT IN 2018


In 2016, China's economic growth slowed to a 26-year low of 6.7 percent... READ MORE

24th October, 2017 89

SERVICES AND CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY TO HOLD BACK THIRD-QUARTER ECONOMIC GROWTH


The UK economy's stuttering performance is expected to persist into the third quarter as lacklustre displays from the services sector and construction industry hamper economic growth... READ MORE

22nd October, 2017 0

SNOWMOBILERS FIGHT TO KEEP BUDGET FOR WINTER TRAILS


And in eastern Ontario from Kingston, Arnprior, right up to Lancaster and Hawkesbury, we're talking about 900-million in economic impact... READ MORE

22nd October, 2017 116

SLOWER PROPERTY, CONSTRUCTION GROWTH DRAG ON CHINA Q3 GDP BUT SERVICES PICK UP


Consumption industries including retail and catering and accommodation posted mostly stable growth of 7.1 percent in the third quarter... READ MORE

20th October, 2017 0

CHINA STOCKS FALL AS GDP GROWTH COOLS, PROPERTY SALES DROP; HONG KONG FLAT


The blue-chip CSI300 index fell 0.3 percent to 3,930.93 points by the end of the morning session, while the Shanghai Composite Index lost 0.4 percent to 3,369.75... READ MORE

20th October, 2017 1

RICHARD H. THALER WINS 2017 NOBEL PRIZE IN ECONOMICS


Peter Gardenfors, member of the committee for the Economics Prize said, Thaler's achievements successfully integrated economics and psychology, as he made economics more human... READ MORE

9th October, 2017 0

CHINA'S AUGUST INDUSTRIAL PROFIT GROWTH ACCELERATES AS COMMODITY PRICES SURGE


Profits at China's state-owned industrial firms were up 46.3 percent at 1.08 trillion yuan in January-August, compared with a 44.2 percent rise in the first seven months... READ MORE

27th September, 2017 0

GLOBAL ECONOMY AT RISK A DECADE ON FROM FINANCIAL CRISIS, SAYS WEF


UK slips one place to eighth in competitiveness rankings as Switzerland tops World Economic Forum league table... READ MORE

26th September, 2017 310

ADB RAISES CHINA'S 2017 GROWTH FORECAST TO 6.7% ON CONSUMPTION, EXPORTS BOOST


ADB raises China's 2017 growth forecast to 6.7 percent on consumption, exports boost... READ MORE

26th September, 2017 0

JAPAN'S ABE PLANS US$18 BILLION STIMULUS PACKAGE, YOMIURI SAYS


The package will mainly consist of increased spending on childcare and education... READ MORE

26th September, 2017 0

IRISH ECONOMY GROWS 5.8% IN SECOND QUARTER


The Irish economy grew by almost 6 percent in the second quarter of this year, new statistics have shown... READ MORE

15th September, 2017 0

JAPAN'S SECOND QUARTER GDP REVISED DOWN FROM STELLAR FIRST READING


Japan's GDP data tends to experience big revisions due to the way the Cabinet Office estimates capital expenditure, consumption and inventory in the preliminary reading... READ MORE

8th September, 2017 3

STRONG ACTIVITY IN GERMAN SERVICES PUSHES UP INFLATION


Strong activity in German services pushes up inflation PMI... READ MORE

5th September, 2017 0

UK FACTORIES RIDE CREST OF EUROPEAN UPTURN FOR NOW SURVEY


Overall the report fitted with the idea that British manufacturers are in the midst of a temporary sweet spot ... READ MORE

5th September, 2017 12

XI'S BRICS BUSINESS FORUM SPEECH EARNS ACCOLADES[1]


President Xi Jinping's keynote speech at the opening ceremony of the BRICS Business Forum on Sunday earned wide praise from experts, international delegates and entrepreneurs... READ MORE

3rd September, 2017 1282

THERE IS A LOT RIDING ON DONALD TRUMP'S ECONOMIC PLAN, SO WHERE IS IT?


In doing so, they worked out what would give Donald Trump a bigger economic bang for the American buck tax cuts, or infrastructure spending?... READ MORE

2nd September, 2017 21

NEW ORDERS PUSH FACTORY PMI UP IN AUGUST


Capital Economics said the rebound in manufacturing PMI should soothe some of the concerns raised by weak GDP data released Thursday... READ MORE

2nd September, 2017 0

CHINA'S PROPERTY MARKET IS A MAJOR SOURCE OF FINANCIAL RISK


China's property market is a major source of financial risk central bank official... READ MORE

1st September, 2017 72

CHINA FACTORY SECTOR GROWTH UNEXPECTEDLY SPEEDS UP IN AUGUST, SERVICES SLOWS


The economy grew by a better-than-expected 6.9 percent in the first half, fueled by a year-long construction boom, resurgent exports and robust retail sales... READ MORE

31st August, 2017 80

CHINA JULY INDUSTRIAL PROFITS RISE AT SLOWEST PACE IN THREE MONTHS


Industrial firms' net profit margin fell to 6.09 percent in July from 6.11 in June... READ MORE

27th August, 2017 164

SURVIVING THE OIL CRASH NORWAYS PM BUILDS HOPE FOR SECOND TERM


The economic recovery could be coming just in time for Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg in her bid for a second term... READ MORE

23rd August, 2017 64

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BLEAK EXPORTS HAUNT SOUTHEAST ASIAN NATIONS BRACING FOR TRUMP


Malaysia's economic growth has eased this year amid weaker exports and slower government spending... READ MORE

28th December, 2016 70931

8 PEOPLE HAVE SAME WEALTH AS WORLD'S POOREST HALF


Income inequality is so now lopsided that eight men now own the same amount of wealth as the poorest half of the world... READ MORE

16th January, 2017 45049

FOREIGN CRIMINALS 'DRIVING UP UK HOUSE PRICES'


Its economic crime command director Donald Toon told the Times that London prices had been skewed as a result... READ MORE

24th July, 2015 3313

WORLD'S HAPPIEST COUNTRY RANKINGS RELEASED


The latest World Happiness Report's latest country ranking has been released, and the Nordics dominate the top 10... READ MORE

20th March, 2017 3280

DONALD TRUMP SAYS HE CAME UP WITH 'PRIMING THE PUMP', A PHRASE THAT WAS COINED BEFORE HE WAS BORN


Donald Trump says he came up with a phrase that was coined before he was born... READ MORE

12th May, 2017 3074

GOLDMAN SEES THE POSSIBILITY OF STAGFLATION UNDER TRUMP PRESIDENCY


The benign scenario, meanwhile, would boost economic growth by as much as half a percentage point between 2017 and 2019 and deliver only marginally higher inflation... READ MORE

15th November, 2016 2564

RISING INEQUALITY THREATENS WORLD ECONOMY, SAYS WEF


Income gap was behind Brexit vote and Donald Trump's victory, says World Economic Forum risk report... READ MORE

11th January, 2017 1772

DON'T WANT TO WORK UNTIL YOU ARE 70? YOU WILL HAVE TO, SAYS WEF


The pension savings' gap in the US is forecast to rise almost fivefold from 28bn to 137bn by the middle of the century... READ MORE

26th May, 2017 1639

ETHIOPIA OVERTAKES KENYA AS ECONOMIC GIANT OF EAST AFRICA


Ethiopia has officially overtaken neighbouring Kenya as East Africa's economic giant... READ MORE

31st May, 2017 1441

ETHIOPIAN ECONOMY WILL BE AFRICA'S MOST EXPANSIVE IN 2017 - WORLD BANK FORECAST


Ethiopia's economic growth since 2015 has been pegged at 10.8 percent putting a significant gap between them and Kenya... READ MORE

6th June, 2017 1417

A HILARIOUS MONTY PYTHON SKETCH HELPS EXPLAIN WHY GREECE IS IN A HUGE CRISIS


Many top English-speaking economists are either alarmed or aghast over Europe's handling of the crisis in Greece... READ MORE

4th July, 2015 1344

BREXIT BRITAIN LEAVES FIRMS STRUGGLING TO FIND THE RIGHT WORKERS


Follow Brexit for all the latest news, and sign up to our daily Brexit Bulletin newsletter... READ MORE

9th May, 2017 1141

EQUALITY IN JAPAN: IS THIS VISION OF A FAIRER SOCIETY TOO GOOD TO BE TRUE?


When the bubble burst The roots of Japan's record on wealth distribution lie in national humiliation... READ MORE

25th April, 2017 1138

EUROPE WILL FIND WAY TO KEEP BRITAIN IN EU SAYS GERMAN MINISTER


"The size of the economy's decline was a big shock to Abe and the Liberal Democratic Party," said Katsuyuki Yakushiji, a professor of politics at Toyo University in Tokyo... READ MORE

19th November, 2014 984

'NOBODY TOLD US AT ALL' - CF COMMUNITY DEVASTATED HSE WON'T FUND 'GAME CHANGING' DRUG


The Cystic Fibrosis CF community have expressed their devastation following a HSE decision to reject a game-changing drug that could dramatically improve and extend their lives... READ MORE

28th November, 2016 892

GREEK DEBT CRISIS: REFORMS WILL FAIL, SAYS EX-FINANCE MINISTER YANIS VAROUFAKIS


His warning came as Greece's prime minister Alexis Tsipras reshuffled his cabinet barely 48 hours after dissidents broke ranks over the bailout deal for the country... READ MORE

19th July, 2015 824

STRATEGISTS PREDICT GROWTH IN ASIAN MARKETS FOR 2017


However, strategists expect higher inflation and accelerated tightening after this, which coupled with a stronger dollar and potential U.S. trade protectionism heightens risk in Asia... READ MORE

14th December, 2016 767

TEN GOOD PIECES OF ECONOMIC DATA FROM ALL AROUND THE WORLD


It's been a big week for bullish economic data across the globe, from South Korean exports to European manufacturing figures... READ MORE

2nd December, 2016 740

CHINA THIRD QUARTER GDP GROWS 6.7 PERCENT AS EXPECTED AS CONSTRUCTION BOOMS, DEBT RISES


China's economy expanded 6.9 percent in 2015, the slowest pace in a quarter of a century... READ MORE

19th October, 2016 702

CHINA'S ECONOMY GROWS BUT 2016 WEAKEST IN THREE DECADES


READ MORE China's Xi defends free trade in speech at Davos Full-year growth was 6.7 percent, down from 2015's 6.9 percent... READ MORE

20th January, 2017 596

GENDER WAGE GAP WILL NOT CLOSE FOR 170 YEARS


Revising 2015's estimate of 118 years, the World Economic Forum says progress in gender wage equality has decelerated... READ MORE

26th October, 2016 543

PRESIDENT XI OPEN TO GROWTH IN CHINA FALLING BELOW 6.5%


IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde said earlier in February that the fund strongly recommended that China set a growth target range of 6 percent to 6.5 percent... READ MORE

24th December, 2016 516

THE GREAT AUSSIE RECESSION-FREE RUN IS LOOKING SHAKY ONCE AGAIN


In Sydney, who now expects first-quarter GDP growth of around 0.2 percent rather than the 0.5-0.6 percent he previously penciled in... READ MORE

29th May, 2017 502

PROTECTIONISM IS RISING THE WORLD OVER OUR BEST DEFENSE IS FIGHTING INEQUALITY


Advances in technology are radically transforming the global economy... READ MORE

21st April, 2017 501

AS WORLD ELITE GATHER IN DAVOS, BACKLASH GROWS AGAINST TOP-DOWN SOLUTIONS


As world elite gather in Davos, backlash grows against top-down solutions Don Pittis... READ MORE

18th January, 2017 453

CHINA'S GDP LIKELY TO GROW 6.8% IN Q1


The Chinese government trimmed its 2017 growth target to around 6.5 percent, the lowest in a quarter of a century... READ MORE

30th March, 2017 443

FOR CEOS, GLOBALIZATION'S THRILL FADES


Only 15 percent of CEOs strongly felt globalization has helped avert those risks... READ MORE

16th January, 2017 429

WALL STREET STRATEGISTS ARE TAKING A VERY DIFFERENT TONE AFTER TRUMP'S WIN


Chief Economist Willem Buiter cautioned in August, using criteria of 2 percent global growth at market exchange rates to measure a contraction... READ MORE

30th November, 2016 408

WHO'S AFRAID OF CHINA'S ECONOMY SLOWING? NOT ALIBABA'S JACK MA


China should pay attention to the quality of the economy, he said in a question-and-answer session at the World Economic Forum... READ MORE

23rd January, 2015 378

THE DAVOS WORLD ECONOMIC FORUM IN PICTURES


Photographer Michele Limina Bloomberg 14 The Congress Center, venue for the World Economic Forum, center, on the Promenade at dusk in Davos... READ MORE

17th January, 2017 350


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