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  1. Business - Economy - ANALYSIS

    Asset bubbles risk deflating global economic recovery, warn analysts

    Posted Jul 28th 2014, 04:26am by AFP

    ... still struggling to shake off the worst financial crisis for a generation, many economists are worrying that new asset bubbles are already threatening to derail the tepid global recovery. ... time to move them to new and more productive uses." Bond rates for European countries hit hard by the euro-zone debt crisis, such as Greece, have slumped, showing investors do not see them ...

  2. Business - Banking & Finance - ANALYSIS

    Euro fears choke cross-border bank lending

    Posted Jun 21st 2013, 02:54pm by Reuters

    ... are refusing to lend to peers in other countries in the common currency bloc, signalling a worrying fall in confidence that appears to have worsened since the Cyprus bailout earlier this year, data ... as when the single currency was first launched, 15 years ago. The silent retreat to within national borders is most pronounced in the troubled economies of southern Europe but is seen even ...

  3. Business - Economy - ANALYSIS

    Half-way to lost decade, Europe’s growth task as tough as ever

    Posted Jun 21st 2013, 11:39am by Reuters

    ... knot at a summit in Brussels next week. True, the euro zone has belatedly made impressive efforts to contain its debt and banking crisis. The European Central Bank’s promise to buy the bonds of vulnerable member states if necessary has averted the threat of a break-up of the single currency. Spain has wiped out a current account deficit that had reached 10.6 per cent of GDP by 2008. Greece ...

  4. News - Asia - ANALYSIS

    Imran Khan risks overplaying his hand in Pakistan power game

    Posted Aug 18th 2014, 04:14am by Reuters

    ... while Khan relaxed in his nearby mansion. "The path he's chosen is one of protest," said Samina Ahmed, South Asia director of the Brussels-based International Crisis Group think ...

  5. Business - Economy - ANALYSIS

    Euro bailout Troika nears end of road with patchy record

    Posted Jun 11th 2013, 12:33pm by Reuters

    ... have caused massive contagion to other countries and perhaps swept away the single European currency. “It would have been Europe’s Lehman moment,” EU Economic and Monetary Affairs Commissioner Olli Rehn told Reuters, referring to the 2008 collapse of US investment bank Lehman Brothers that sparked a global financial crisis. “I don’t recall the IMF’s managing director Dominique ...

  6. Business - Economy - ANALYSIS

    Speedy reforms key for China's economy

    Posted Jul 17th 2014, 01:22am by Victoria Ruan

    ... have persistently exceeded those of state-owned enterprises for more than a decade, with the gap widening since the 2008 global financial crisis, when easy credit fuelled massive investment ...

  7. Business - Economy - ANALYSIS

    Now is the time to worry about inflation not deflation

    Posted Jun 27th 2014, 01:04am by RICHARD HARRIS

    ... an average annual deflation of 2.1 per cent. Japan (the place to avoid, remember) suffered deflation of just 0.5 per cent. Over the 17 years since the Asian financial crisis, Hong Kong had average ...

  8. News - China - ANALYSIS

    China's growing peacekeeping commitment to UN shows shift in foreign policy

    Posted May 30th 2014, 03:57am by Minnie Chan

    ... a Washington-based China foreign policy expert and a former analyst for the International Crisis Group in Beijing, said countering the fears of a "China threat" was one of Beijing's goals ...

  9. Business - Money - ANALYSIS

    US budget crisis had little market impact on the way in or out

    Posted Oct 18th 2013, 04:31am by Jasper Moiseiwitsch

    ... say Markets barely flinched at U.S. budget crisis As far as market crises go, the United States government shutdown was a damp squib. Regional investors barely reacted yesterday ... Asian Development Bank. These offers and many others were well received by the market. By way of reference, over the past seven weeks, as the budget crisis loomed and then hit, Asian issuers ...

  10. Business - China Business - ANALYSIS

    Monopoly factor a key driver of mainland China internet stocks' surge

    Posted May 12th 2014, 02:58am by Cathy Holcombe

    ... get a generous bailout because the last thing Beijing wants right now is a financial crisis. After a three-year outperformance, Chinese internet stocks look richly valued. Meanwhile, ...




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