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  1. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    US jobless claims show surprise increase in week

    Posted Jun 13th 2014, 05:57am by Reuters

    ... to change views the labour market was strengthening. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits climbed 4,000 to a seasonally adjusted 317,000 for the week to June 7, the labour department said. ... to have slipped 0.1 per cent. A labour department analyst said there were no special factors influencing the state jobless level. The four-week moving average for new claims, considered a better ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion - ECONOMY

    Why economic stimulus no longer works for China

    Posted Jun 23rd 2014, 10:42am by Derek Scissors

    ... steps to promote clearer land rights, labour mobility through the hukou reforms, financial competition and corporate innovation have not moved forward. China did not proceed with additional ...

  3. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Data gives mixed picture of China's economy

    Posted Jun 24th 2014, 05:58am by Victoria Ruan

    ... boosting the role of consumption through faster development of the services sector while trimming reliance on investment and exports amid concerns about financial risks and soaring labour costs. ...

  4. Business - ECONOMY

    World Bank cuts growth forecast for China to 7.6pc

    Posted Jun 12th 2014, 01:10am by BLOOM

    ... progresses." Developed economies, where domestic demand is improving as fiscal pressure eases and labour markets recover, are providing the global expansion with momentum as their developing ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - ECONOMY

    Hong Kong’s economic growth in first quarter slowest since 2012

    Posted May 16th 2014, 06:35pm by Amy Nip

    ... sparked concerns in the retail industry, which relies on tourists for a third of their sales. The number of mainland tourists who came to the city during the three-day Labour Day holiday fell ...

  6. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    US records strong rise in April employment

    Posted May 03rd 2014, 04:00am by Bloomberg

    ... increase in March that was stronger than initially estimated, labour department figures showed. The median forecast in a survey of economists called for a 218,000 advance. Unemployment dropped from 6.7 per cent to the lowest level since September 2008 as fewer people entered the labour force. Wages and hours worked were stagnant. Households spent more freely as the first quarter drew ...

  7. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Small firms to feel pinch from Japan's tax cut plan

    Posted May 03rd 2014, 04:00am by Bloomberg

    ... could offer a pool of labour for more successful businesses at a time when the country's population is shrinking. "It's important to change the structure of the corporate tax ...

  8. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Arrested development

    Posted May 05th 2014, 05:38am by DAVID BROWN

    ... per cent annual pace. The US labour market is surging, with the jobless rate hitting a 5½-year low. Long pent-up demand for homes is causing a boom in the US housing market. And US capital ...

  9. News - China - ECONOMY

    Government to finally reveal plans for Beijing, Tianjin and Hebei integration

    Posted Apr 22nd 2014, 12:58pm by Zhang Hong

    ... and burden-sharing. Beijing is set to move major polluters and labour-intensive businesses to the neighbouring areas. In the next three years, another 1,200 polluting factories will be relocated. Experts ...

  10. News - World - ECONOMY

    Leftist protests in Paris and Rome target policies of socialist leaders

    Posted Apr 14th 2014, 05:15am by Reuters

    ... was smaller, drawing several thousand, according to witnesses. They called for more affordable housing and took aim at Prime Minister Matteo Renzi and his plans to reform labour rules to make it easier ... Federico Bicerni, a graduate from Modena with a temporary work contract who is also the youth head of the Italian Marxist Leninist Party. "They are reducing democracy. Renzi's labour ...




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