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  1. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Top finance officials confident world has turned corner

    Posted Apr 14th 2014, 05:07am by AP

    ... jitters about the United States Federal Reserve's bond-buying slowdown and global tensions over Ukraine, policymakers said they believe there is a foundation for sustained growth that can ... and job-rich global economy remains our paramount collective goal," the policy-setting panel of the 188-nation International Monetary Fund said on Saturday. IMF managing director Christine Lagarde ...

  2. News - World - ECONOMY

    Leftist protests in Paris and Rome target policies of socialist leaders

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

    ... Reuters in Paris and Rome Socialist politicians are accused of siding with big business in the two embattled EU nations Leftist protests in Paris and Rome target austerity Tens ... month's European elections, behind the conservative UMP and the National Front. Paris is under EU disciplinary action for running too high a budget gap and already has been granted a two-year ...

  3. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Welcome to euro casino

    Posted Apr 14th 2014, 05:07am by DAVID BROWN

    ... in their departure when the market tide turns. And it could turn fast given that the underlying economic and credit fundamentals for the euro zone's bailed-out nations and their bond markets remain ... They will be the bailed-out euro-zone nations which will be left paying a heavy price for austerity cuts for many more decades into the future. And they will be joined by taxpayers in the wealthier euro-zone ...

  4. News - China - ECONOMY

    Asia forum to focus on reform and growth

    Posted Apr 08th 2014, 02:40am by Adrian Wan, Li Jing

    ... in the internationalisation of the renminbi Zhou Wenzhong, a former envoy to the United States, said business and political leaders would take part in more than 60 panel discussions during the forum, which runs until ... vice-president Stephen Groff and Justin Lin Yifu, honorary dean and professor of the national school of development at Peking University, will discuss the Asian financial and trade environment amid ...

  5. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    China PMI edges up to 50.3

    Posted Apr 01st 2014, 09:36am by Bloomberg

    ... surging debt, default dangers and pollution that threatens to stoke public discontent. Li said the nation had policies to support growth after the State Council said it would accelerate ... the HSBC-Markit report comes from more than 420 enterprises. Meanwhile, manufacturing in the United States expanded at a faster pace last month as gains in production and orders showed the industry ...

  6. Business - Money - ECONOMY

    Why Hong Kong’s latest No 1 ranking was greeted with silence

    Posted Apr 01st 2014, 11:51am by Stephen Vines

    ... cartel comfort zone. In the United States, which now ranks 17th in the league, much of the new wealth creation comes from corporations that have developed world-beating products in the technology ...

  7. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    China economic growth to slow with investments, says ADB

    Posted Apr 02nd 2014, 05:45am by Victoria Ruan

    ... cent last year, the bank said. Jurgen Conrad, the head of the economics unit at ADB, however, said he believed the yuan's recent downward trend would not last long. The yuan fell 2.7 per ...

  8. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Interest rates ready for lift-off

    Posted Mar 17th 2014, 02:27am by DAVID BROWN

    ... David Brown New Zealand's move to tighten policy likely to signal a return to monetary normality for the major developed nations as prospects brighten Rates ready for Lift-off New Zealand has taken one small step on the path to higher interest rates, but the move marks a giant leap for global monetary policy evolution. No nation in the Group of 10 currency bloc- New Zealand ...

  9. News - China - ECONOMY

    Commerce Minister Gao Hucheng says China must improve trade quality

    Posted Mar 08th 2014, 03:59am by Victoria Ruan

    ... the United States as the top trading nation last year, recording exports and imports worth US$4.16 trillion (HK$32.3 trillion). But it had missed its growth targets in the past two years. Gao said he ... quality 'key to growth' While China was unsurpassed in the quantity of its trade, the nation must now improve the quality of its goods, Commerce Minister Gao Hucheng said yesterday ...

  10. News - China - ECONOMY

    US Fed comments causing anxiety, says finance deputy Zhu Guangyao

    Posted Mar 23rd 2014, 05:20am by Kwong Man-ki

    ... mentioning Ukraine in particular. At the same forum, Wu Xiaoling, deputy director of the National People's Congress' finance and economy committee, said the yuan could play a bigger role ...




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