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  1. Business - Economy

    Chart of the day: Mind the coal gap

    Posted Jul 12th 2014, 12:52am by NICK EDWARDS

    ... half of 2014 versus the average of the last 14 years. That output gap has in turn put downward pressure on coal imports – a situation that has worried analysts at commodities broker Marex ...

  2. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Weaker June inflation data may prompt more stimulus from Beijing

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 10:45am by Reuters

    ... index (PPI) dropped 1.1 per cent in its 28th straight month of decline, versus a market consensus for a fall of 1 per cent, signalling that demand in the domestic economy remained lukewarm. ... May, versus a forecast of no change in monthly prices. In the first half of this year, average consumer inflation was 2.3 per cent, way below the official ceiling of 3.5 per cent set ...

  3. Business - Economy

    US dollar strengthens on faster jobs growth and recovery hopes

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

    ... some of the ground it lost earlier this year." The US dollar posted a weekly advance versus most of its Group of 10 peers. US Labour Department figures showed employers added 288,000 ...

  4. Business - Money - DEBT

    China's Huarong sells dollar bonds as borrowing costs plummet

    Posted Jul 10th 2014, 04:55am by Bloomberg

    ... last year, Standard & Poor's said in a report last month, ballooning to US$14.2 trillion versus US$13.1 trillion in the US. The cost of insuring corporate and sovereign bonds ...

  5. Business - Money - EQUITIES

    'New economy' shares drop on doubts over mainland transition

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

    ... 300 Consumer Discretionary Index has lost 6.9 per cent, versus an 8.7 per cent rally in the equivalent gauge for emerging markets. "We need to see economic growth accelerate, ...

  6. Business - Commodities - ENERGY

    Plans for natural gas projects predicted to fail

    Posted Jun 10th 2014, 01:02am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in London Shell says rising costs and lower prices will make most scheduled export projects unfeasible Plans for natural gas projects predicted to fail Only a fraction of the natural gas export projects being developed around the globe will become reality as high costs and weakening gas prices torpedo those that until recently promised huge returns on investment. Large ...

  7. Business - Companies

    Businesses in city 'must plan ahead' to limit damage from rising sea levels, experts say

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 05:26am by Benjamin Robertson

    ... surges, say experts. "The government has to have policies at all levels. When we think about the substantial cost associated with sea flooding versus taking early action to avoid damage, ...

  8. Business - China Business - REFORM

    Datang soars on news of sell-off of unprofitable coal operations

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 05:20am by Eric Ng

    ... International Power Generation shares rose 23.1 per cent yesterday after the company said it would sell part or all of its loss-making coal-to-chemicals and coal-to-natural-gas operations as part ... in nascent coal-to-chemicals and coal-to-gas projects to lessen the mainland's reliance on imported natural gas and chemicals derived from crude oil. Datang and miners with coal resources of low ...

  9. Business - Banking & Finance - CURRENCIES

    Aussie falls after RBA chief Glenn Stevens calls it overvalued

    Posted Jul 04th 2014, 01:41am by BLOOM

    ... will show the US economic recovery is gaining traction. The euro held a three-day gain versus the yen as investors awaited clues on the European Central Bank's next move. It makes the case ...

  10. Business - Banking & Finance - EARNINGS

    Japanese banks failing to reward investors

    Posted Jul 05th 2014, 01:51am by BLOOM

    ... theme for Japan's megabanks is growth investment versus shareholder returns as they've passed the period of building equity," said Yoshinobu Yamada, an analyst at Deutsche Bank. ...




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