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  1. Business - Banking & Finance

    PBOC wading into fiscal policy to bolster economic growth

    Posted Jul 08th 2014, 01:54am by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg in Beijing Mainland central bank using unconventional tools to bolster economic growth, triggering concern over transparency PBOC wading into fiscal policy The mainland central bank is seeking to support economic growth with unconventional tools that Credit Suisse Group and Everbright Securities say look more like fiscal policy. The People's Bank of China ...

  2. Business - Banking & Finance - MACROSCOPE

    Fed faces tall order to switch policy with economic gradualism

    Posted Jun 30th 2014, 01:35am by DAVID BROWN

    ... David Brown US central bank needs to adopt a tightening approach after six years of quantitative easing without upsetting the global economic system Fed faces tall order to switch policy ... of monetary policy from munificence to meanness poses substantial risks for US businesses, international investors and the global economy. The problem is how to deconstruct a US$4.3 trillion mountain ...

  3. News - China - HEALTH

    Smoking to have 'devastating' economic impact in China: WHO

    Posted Jul 10th 2014, 04:39am by Zhuang Pinghui

    ... Zhuang Pinghui pinghui.zhuang@scmp.com Tough anti-tobacco measures needed to ensure healthy workforce, says head of the WHO Smoking to have 'devastating' economic impact The head ... Margaret Chan said during a trip to Beijing there was a real risk that the economic achievements of the past three decades on the mainland could be cancelled out by the huge burden of coping ...

  4. Business - Economy - MACROSCOPE

    Why US equities rally despite patchy economic growth

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 05:19am by Reuters

    ... economic growth The past 15 years of bubbles and busts notwithstanding, sometimes it may be best to just assume financial markets have got it right. The central problem facing investors today ... are ahead of the curve. In this reading, a stronger recovery that will justify rich valuations is just around the corner. If true, companies will see revenues jump along with overall economic ...

  5. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    IMF forecasts strengthening economic growth in second half

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 05:26am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Aix-en-Provence IMF chief predicts stronger global growth this half Global economic activity should strengthen in the second half of this year and accelerate in 2015 although ... central banks' accommodative policies could have only limited impact on demand and that countries should also act to boost growth by investing in infrastructure, education and health, ...

  6. Business - Economy

    Premier Li Keqiang boosts hopes of economic rebound

    Posted Jul 05th 2014, 01:51am by Victoria Ruan

    ... UBS Securities economist Wang Tao predicted economic growth of 7.5 per cent for the second quarter, saying more policy easing would be needed this year, partly due to a high comparison base. ... risks. Li's comment on Thursday that the economy did better in the second quarter adds to market expectations of an economic rebound. It comes on the heels of gauges such as a purchasing ...

  7. Business - MACROSCOPE

    Time for GDP to GO as key economic growth measure

    Posted Jul 01st 2014, 04:05am by STEVE HANKE

    ... With the publication of the General Theory, the supply side of the economy almost entirely vanished. It was replaced by aggregate demand, which has dominated economic discourse and policy ever since. Among ... understanding of the business cycle and the quality of the economic policy discourse. These changes it brings are big, not only conceptually, but also numerically. US gross output was 76.4 per cent ...

  8. Business - Banking & Finance - ECONOMY

    French economist's long-forgotten demand theory gets its due after new US policy

    Posted Jun 30th 2014, 01:20pm by STEVE HANKE

    ... in the national income accounts. In consequence, aggregate demand has dominated economic discourse and policy ever since. Among other things, Keynes threw economics into the sphere of macroeconomics. ... of the business cycle and also improve the quality of the economic policy discourse. These changes it brings are big, not only conceptually, but also numerically. US GO was 76.4 per cent larger than GDP ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion - ECONOMY

    Why economic stimulus no longer works for China

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

    ... Derek Scissors Mainland monetary policy is adding to the total stock of money without having a noticeably pro-growth effect on the economy Stimulating in vain There is a dispute between those who see mainland economic policy as merely being "fine-tuned" and those who see active stimulus. The debate is misguided: the level of stimulus may be relevant to the current ...

  10. Business - Economy

    Thailand expects economic pickup after leaving key interest rate steady

    Posted Jun 19th 2014, 12:55am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Bangkok Thailand expects pickup after leaving rates steady Thailand's central bank left its key interest rate unchanged yesterday as expected and almost halved its economic growth forecast for the year to 1.5 per cent. After its first policy meeting since a military coup last month, the Bank of Thailand said it saw the economy shrinking 0.5 per cent in the first ...




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