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CHINA'S SECOND-QUARTER GDP GROWTH SOFTENS AS TRADE ROW STIRS CONCERNS ON OUTLOOK


On a quarterly basis, growth picked up 1.8 percent from 1.4 percent in the first quarter, beating expectations of 1.6 percent growth, mainly supported by domestic consumption... READ MORE

16th July, 2018 51

AS CHINA'S Q2 GDP GROWTH LOOKS SET TO COOL, TRADE BATTLE LOOMS AS BIGGEST RISK


China releases second-quarter GDP on Monday, along with June industrial output, retail sales, property sales and investment, and fixed asset investment data... READ MORE

16th July, 2018 2

AS CHINA'S SECOND QUARTER GDP GROWTH LOOKS SET TO COOL, TRADE BATTLE LOOMS AS BIGGEST RISK


As China's second quarter GDP growth looks set to cool, trade battle looms as biggest risk... READ MORE

16th July, 2018 123

US ACCUSING CHINA OF FORCED TECHNOLOGY TRANSFERS, IPR THEFT UNACCEPTABLE


He also pointed out that the United States' accusation of China's industrial policies distorting the market is untenable... READ MORE

14th July, 2018 1

U.S. DOJ WILL NOT CHALLENGE AETNA-CVS DEAL


A CVS Pharmacy store is seen in the Manhattan borough of New York City, New York, U.S., November 30, 2017... READ MORE

13th July, 2018 113

PAY RISES FASTER FOR TOP 1% OF EARNERS IN DEVELOPED WORLD REPORT


OECD says wage growth is still missing in action across 35 nations it represents... READ MORE

4th July, 2018 871

CHINA SERVICES SECTOR GROWS AT FASTEST PACE IN 4 MONTHS IN JUNE


China services sector grows at fastest pace in 4 months in June - Caixin PMI... READ MORE

4th July, 2018 0

THE US CONSUMER IS THE BIGGEST RISK TO THE WORLD ECONOMY


China's central bank lost about US 1 trillion of reserves and Chinese corporations reduced their foreign debt by roughly the same amount... READ MORE

29th June, 2018 97

UN: SPEND AN EXTRA A?5TN BY 2030 TO TACKLE GLOBAL 'CARE CRISIS'


As many as 606 million working-age women in 2018 said they were not able to take a job because of unpaid care work, versus just 41 million men... READ MORE

28th June, 2018 146

INDIAN RUPEE HITS RECORD LOW AMID INFLATION, CREDIT DOWNGRADE


India's jobless rate stood at 5.29 percent in May, data compiled by Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy showed... READ MORE

28th June, 2018 5673

HAS DONALD TRUMP REALLY MADE THE U.S. (ECONOMICALLY) GREAT AGAIN?


As part of President Trump's apparent effort be a two-termer, he uses any occasion to talk up the strong U.S. economy... READ MORE

26th June, 2018 1

BRAZIL'S PRESIDENT SAYS NO RISK OF CURRENCY CRISIS


BRASILIA Reuters - Brazilian President Michel Temer said on Thursday there was no risk of a currency crisis in Latin America's largest economy, after the... READ MORE

8th June, 2018 0

UK FIRMS SAY GROWTH IS PICKING UP AFTER EARLY 2018 SLUMP


Looking ahead, the balance of the 731 companies taking part in the survey who expected growth to pick up in the three months ahead jumped to +23 from +13 in April... READ MORE

3rd June, 2018 107

HOW CHINA CAN MANAGE ITS GLOBAL RISKS


Industrial strategies key to economic transformation These structural risks are largely a result of China's transformation from an agriculture-led economy to one driven by manufacturing exports... READ MORE

2nd June, 2018 37

CHINA BETTER ECONOMIC CHOICE THAN US FOR EU


From an economic perspective, the EU should begin diversifying its outlook, and China should certainly be on its radar... READ MORE

18th May, 2018 0

#REAL STUFF: TAILOR-MADE REFORMS ARE KEY TO ECONOMIC GROWTH FOR EUROPEAN COUNTRIES


According to Jeffrey Franks, Director of the International Monetary Fund's Europe Office, reforms to generate higher productivity are key to a post-crisis economic growth plan... READ MORE

16th May, 2018 1

CHINA OFFICIAL FACTORY PMI EASES SLIGHTLY IN APRIL, EXPORT ORDERS SLOW


The services sector accounts for over half of China's economy, with rising wages giving Chinese consumers more spending power... READ MORE

30th April, 2018 148

IS GDP THE BEST WAY TO MEASURE AN ECONOMY?


We look at the alternatives to GDP with Margareta Drzeniek-Hanouz, head of the Future of Economic Progress at the World Economic Forum... READ MORE

26th April, 2018 0

Trending News Headlines: Economic Activity

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

FED RAISES RATES EYES THREE 2018 HIKES AS YELLEN ERA NEARS END


The Fed's preferred gauge of inflation, based on consumer spending, gained just 1.6 percent in the year through October... READ MORE

14th December, 2017 2226

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

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

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

SUGAR HIT FROM TRUMP TAX CUTS TO BOOST WORLD ECONOMY


The Trump tax cuts are expected to propel global growth to 3.9 per cent in 2018, the most since 2010... READ MORE

22nd January, 2018 668

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 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

AS CHINA PRESENTS ECONOMIC PLAN, U.S. TRADE SPAT RAISES NEW RISK


At Sunday's briefing, Zhang said Chinese policy makers planned to consolidate three previous laws into new legislation aimed at promoting and protecting foreign investment... READ MORE

4th March, 2018 509

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

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


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