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Daily Herald
Brazil's GDP posts second consecutive contractionSAO PAULO -- The Brazilian government says gross domestic product contracted fo
Brazil's GDP posts second consecutive contraction
Daily Herald / Posted yesterday
SAO PAULO -- The Brazilian government says gross domestic product contracted for the second consecutive quarter, sending the economy of Latin America's biggest country into a technical recession. The government statistics bureau IBGE said Friday... Read more
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UCD Advocate
August 26, 2015REFUGEES SEEK SAFETY IN EUROPEAN UNION Immigration has been a contentious topic
August 26, 2015
UCD Advocate / Posted 3 days ago
REFUGEES SEEK SAFETY IN EUROPEAN UNION Immigration has been a contentious topic in American politics for decades, but over the last year the issue has become an international concern. According to the Europa Statistics Bureau, more than 80,000... Read more
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UCD Advocate
Immigration: An International CrisisREFUGEES SEEK SAFETY IN EUROPEAN UNION Immigration has been a contentious topi
Immigration: An International Crisis
UCD Advocate / Posted 3 days ago
REFUGEES SEEK SAFETY IN EUROPEAN UNION Immigration has been a contentious topic in American politics for decades, but over the last year the issue has become an international concern. According to the Europa Statistics Bureau, more than 80,000... Read more
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The Courier Mail
China parade postpones dataChina's statistics bureau said Wednesday that it would postpone the filing of m
China parade postpones data
The Courier Mail / Posted 4 days ago
China's statistics bureau said Wednesday that it would postpone the filing of major economic data for one day in September due to the nation's planned military parade, which will result in a three-day holiday. The National Bureau of Statistics said... Read more
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Business Spectator
China parade postpones dataChina's statistics bureau said Wednesday that it would postpone the filing of m
China parade postpones data
Business Spectator / Posted 4 days ago
China's statistics bureau said Wednesday that it would postpone the filing of major economic data for one day in September due to the nation's planned military parade, which will result in a three-day holiday. The National Bureau of Statistics said... Read more
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Zero Hedge
No, Credit Growth In China Is Not "Surging"...Back in May, the BEA officially jumped the shark when, to delighted cheers from
No, Credit Growth In China Is Not "Surging"...
Zero Hedge / Posted 9 days ago
Back in May, the BEA officially jumped the shark when, to delighted cheers from the San Francisco Fed and Steve Liesman, it announced that going forward, US GDP data would be double seasonally adjusted. Somewhere deep in the bowels of China’s... Read more
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Zawya
Algeria oil, gas export volumes down 8.9 pct in Q1 -ministryOil & GasUPDATE 1-Algeria oil, gas export volumes down 8.9 pct in Q1 -ministry (Adds de
Algeria oil, gas export volumes down 8.9 pct in Q1 -ministryOil & Gas
Zawya / Posted 10 days ago
UPDATE 1-Algeria oil, gas export volumes down 8.9 pct in Q1 -ministry (Adds details from ministry report) By Hamid Ould Ahmed ALGIERS, Aug 19 (Reuters) - Algeria's oil and gas export volumes are continuing to decline, dropping 8.9 percent in the... Read more
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WA Today
China stocks sink most in three weeks on state support concernInvestors are cutting expectations of further stimulus after data showed a stro
China stocks sink most in three weeks on state support concern
WA Today / Posted 12 days ago
Investors are cutting expectations of further stimulus after data showed a stronger housing market and the central bank injected cash into the financial system. Photo: Reuters Chinese stocks tumbled the most in three weeks as traders speculated the... Read more
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Canberra Times
China stocks sink most in three weeks on state support concernInvestors are cutting expectations of further stimulus after data showed a stro
China stocks sink most in three weeks on state support concern
Canberra Times / Posted 12 days ago
Investors are cutting expectations of further stimulus after data showed a stronger housing market and the central bank injected cash into the financial system. Photo: Reuters Chinese stocks tumbled the most in three weeks as traders speculated the... Read more
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Quartz
China's unemployment rate is much higher than it says it isChina’s unemployment rate is much higher than the government says it is - Quart
China's unemployment rate is much higher than it says it is
Quartz / Posted 12 days ago
China’s unemployment rate is much higher than the government says it is - Quartz China’s unemployment rate is much higher than the government says it is Of the many reams of iffy Chinese economic data, the iffiest of all must be the urban... Read more
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Times of Malta
Italy posts weak growth while recovery stuttersItaly’s economy grew slightly less than expected in the second quarter, data sh
Italy posts weak growth while recovery stutters
Times of Malta / Posted 15 days ago
Italy’s economy grew slightly less than expected in the second quarter, data showed yesterday, as a weak recovery from three years of recession lost momentum. Gross domestic product rose 0.2 per cent, slowing compared with a 0.3 per cent increase in... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
Italy posts weak growth in quarter two as recovery stuttersROME Aug 14 Italy's economy grew slightly less than expected in the second quar
Italy posts weak growth in quarter two as recovery stutters
Reuters UK Edition / Posted 16 days ago
ROME Aug 14 Italy's economy grew slightly less than expected in the second quarter, data showed on Friday, as a weak recovery from three years of recession lost momentum. Gross domestic product rose 0.2 percent, slowing compared with a 0.3 percent... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Gay couples say Florida won't list their names on birth certificates, sue state in U.S. courtST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- The first couple issued a same-sex marriage licence in
Gay couples say Florida won't list their names on birth certificates, sue state in U.S. court
Calgary Sun / Posted 16 days ago
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- The first couple issued a same-sex marriage licence in Florida is suing the state, saying that its statistics bureau still won't allow hospitals to list both same-sex parents on birth certificates. Cathy Pareto and Karla... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
NLC Lambasts Statistics Bureau - Says Its Unemployment Data FraudulentThe Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) on Monday fumed at the escalating rate of une
NLC Lambasts Statistics Bureau - Says Its Unemployment Data Fraudulent
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 days ago
The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) on Monday fumed at the escalating rate of unemployment in the country, describing the situation as "a ticking time bomb" that all tiers of government must give immediate attention to address. Alarmed, the National... Read more
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The Irish Times
Chinese stock rout continues amid fears of slowing economy Slow industrial production adds further pressure on currency Chinese stocks
Chinese stock rout continues amid fears of slowing economy
The Irish Times / Posted 18 days ago
Slow industrial production adds further pressure on currency Chinese stocks slumped in Hong Kong, extending the world’s worst rout, after a second-day plunge by the nation’s currency... Read more
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The Irish Times
Chinese stock rout continues among fears of slowing economy Slow industrial production adds further pressure on currency Chinese stocks
Chinese stock rout continues among fears of slowing economy
The Irish Times / Posted 18 days ago
Slow industrial production adds further pressure on currency Chinese stocks slumped in Hong Kong, extending the world’s worst rout, after a second-day plunge by the nation’s currency... Read more
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Business Insider
Things are falling apart in ChinaIn part to alleviate the impact of soaring wages in China. Meanwhile in the ci
Things are falling apart in China
Business Insider / Posted 19 days ago
In part to alleviate the impact of soaring wages in China. Meanwhile in the city of Dongguan in China, workers at toy manufacturer Ever Force Toys & Electronics were protesting angrily, demanding three months of unpaid wages. The company, which... Read more
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Reuters
China under mounting pressure to ease policy as economy stumblesBEIJING China is under growing pressure to further stimulate its economy after
China under mounting pressure to ease policy as economy stumbles
Reuters / Posted 19 days ago
BEIJING China is under growing pressure to further stimulate its economy after disappointing data over the weekend showed another heavy fall in factory-gate prices and a surprise slump in exports. Producer prices in July hit their lowest point since... Read more
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EuroNews
China: producer price index and exports fallA double data blow for China has left experts predicting the central bank will
China: producer price index and exports fall
EuroNews / Posted 19 days ago
A double data blow for China has left experts predicting the central bank will have to further stimulate the country’s economy. The producer price index in July fell 5.4 percent from a year earlier according to the National Statistics Bureau. It was... Read more
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Naked Capitalism
China’s Hard Landing Suddenly Gets a Lot RougherThis has become a sign of the times: Foxconn, with 1.3 million employees the wo
China’s Hard Landing Suddenly Gets a Lot Rougher
Naked Capitalism / Posted 20 days ago
This has become a sign of the times: Foxconn, with 1.3 million employees the world’s largest contract electronics manufacturer, making gadgets for Apple and many others, and with mega-production facilities in China, inked a memorandum of... Read more
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New Zealand's National Business Review
Dollar outlook: Kiwi may rise as traders await new impetus following declinesThe New Zealand dollar may advance this week as traders have already priced in
Dollar outlook: Kiwi may rise as traders await new impetus following declines
New Zealand's National Business Review / Posted 20 days ago
The New Zealand dollar may advance this week as traders have already priced in a weaker dairy sector and there is little new information scheduled for release to drive the currency further. The kiwi may trade between 64.80USc and 67.70USc this week,... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
NZ dollar outlook: Kiwi may rise as traders await new impetus following declinesThe New Zealand dollar has fallen 15% against the greenback so far this year, r
NZ dollar outlook: Kiwi may rise as traders await new impetus following declines
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 20 days ago
The New Zealand dollar has fallen 15% against the greenback so far this year, reflecting weaker economic growth, falling dairy prices, lower interest rates and a pick up in the US. Photo / NZME. The New Zealand dollar may advance this week as... Read more
20d
Business Standard India
China under mounting pressure to ease policy as economy stumblesProducer prices in July hit their lowest point since late 2009Producer prices i
China under mounting pressure to ease policy as economy stumbles
Business Standard India / Posted 20 days ago
Producer prices in July hit their lowest point since late 2009Producer prices in July hit their lowest point since late 2009 China is under growing pressure to further stimulate its... Read more
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New Zealand's National Business Review
World Week Ahead: Eyes on US retail salesA key focus this week is the US retail sales report on Thursday because it is s
World Week Ahead: Eyes on US retail sales
New Zealand's National Business Review / Posted 20 days ago
A key focus this week is the US retail sales report on Thursday because it is seen as a crucial indicator for the US Federal Reserve of whether the American consumer could weather an interest rate increase. A Labor Department report on Friday backed... Read more
20d
Zero Hedge
Case For Yuan Devaluation Grows As Chinese Factory Prices Fall Most In Six YearsOn Saturday, we got what we called a stark "reminder of just who is lying hunch
Case For Yuan Devaluation Grows As Chinese Factory Prices Fall Most In Six Years
Zero Hedge / Posted 20 days ago
On Saturday, we got what we called a stark "reminder of just who is lying hunched over, comatose in the driver's seat of global commerce" when China reported that exports fell 8.3% in July, far more than consensus and the most in four months. This,... Read more
21d
The Star
China producer prices slide to 6-year low in JulyBEIJING: Producer prices in China fell to a six-year low in July, while consume
China producer prices slide to 6-year low in July
The Star / Posted 21 days ago
BEIJING: Producer prices in China fell to a six-year low in July, while consumer inflation remained subdued, signalling the economy still faces deflationary pressures and Beijing has room to unveil more economic support measures. The producer price... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
China under mounting pressure to ease policy as economy stumbles Published: 9 August 2015 3:54 PM China is under growing pressure to further
China under mounting pressure to ease policy as economy stumbles
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 21 days ago
Published: 9 August 2015 3:54 PM China is under growing pressure to further stimulate its economy after disappointing data over the weekend showed another heavy fall in factory-gate... Read more
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Business Insider
Producer prices in China slid to a six-year low in JulyThe producer price index (PPI) fell 5.4 percent from a year earlier, the Nation
Producer prices in China slid to a six-year low in July
Business Insider / Posted 21 days ago
The producer price index (PPI) fell 5.4 percent from a year earlier, the National Statistics Bureau said on Sunday, worse than expectations of a 5.0 percent decline. Reflecting persistent sluggishness in the broader economy, annual consumer... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
China July producer prices slump to near six-year lowBEIJING: Producer prices in China fell to a near six-year low in July while con
China July producer prices slump to near six-year low
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 21 days ago
BEIJING: Producer prices in China fell to a near six-year low in July while consumer inflation remained subdued, signaling the world's second-largest economy was still facing deflationary pressures and that Beijing has room to further support the... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
China July producer prices slump to near six-year lowA woman chooses vegetables at a supermarket in Beijing, China, July 9, 2015. B
China July producer prices slump to near six-year low
Reuters UK Edition / Posted 21 days ago
A woman chooses vegetables at a supermarket in Beijing, China, July 9, 2015. BEIJING Producer prices in China fell to a near six-year low in July while consumer inflation remained subdued, signalling the world's second-largest economy was still... Read more
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Reuters
China producer prices slide to six-year low in JulyA woman chooses vegetables at a supermarket in Beijing, China, July 9, 2015. B
China producer prices slide to six-year low in July
Reuters / Posted 21 days ago
A woman chooses vegetables at a supermarket in Beijing, China, July 9, 2015. BEIJING Producer prices in China fell to a six-year low in July, while consumer inflation remained subdued, signaling the economy still faces deflationary pressures and... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Analysts Give Up On "Man-Made" China Data: It's "A Fantasy" That "No One Believes"When China reported that its economy grew 7% in Q2 - spot-on Beijing’s target -
Analysts Give Up On "Man-Made" China Data: It's "A Fantasy" That "No One Believes"
Zero Hedge / Posted 23 days ago
When China reported that its economy grew 7% in Q2 - spot-on Beijing’s target - virtually no one believed it. The veracity of the country’s economic data has long been the subject of debate and when FT called out the country’s National Bureau of... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Indonesia's GDP growth slowsJAKARTA: Indonesia's economic growth in the second quarter dropped to its slowe
Indonesia's GDP growth slows
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 24 days ago
JAKARTA: Indonesia's economic growth in the second quarter dropped to its slowest since 2009, with prices for commodity and energy exports remaining weak and President Joko Widodo unable to push badly needed infrastructure projects past bureaucratic... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Dollar Continues to Wreck Havoc On East African CurrenciesOn Friday, at a plush lakeside hotel in Gisenyi, Rwanda's western province, a s
Dollar Continues to Wreck Havoc On East African Currencies
AllAfrica.com / Posted 24 days ago
On Friday, at a plush lakeside hotel in Gisenyi, Rwanda's western province, a single American dollar sold at Rwf 715; in the capital city Kigali, it was selling at over Rwf800; both cities are in the same country so why the difference in the exchange... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Indonesia's GDP grows 4.67% in Q2JAKARTA: Indonesia's gross domestic product (GDP) grew 4.67 per cent in the sec
Indonesia's GDP grows 4.67% in Q2
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 25 days ago
JAKARTA: Indonesia's gross domestic product (GDP) grew 4.67 per cent in the second quarter of 2015, lower than 2014's second quarter figure of 5.03 per cent and 4.72 per cent growth in the first quarter of 2015, the country's statistics bureau said... Read more
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The Star
Indonesia's GDP grows 4.67% in Q2, slowest since 2009JAKARTA: Indonesia's economy grew 4.67% in the second quarter, dropping from 4.
Indonesia's GDP grows 4.67% in Q2, slowest since 2009
The Star / Posted 25 days ago
JAKARTA: Indonesia's economy grew 4.67% in the second quarter, dropping from 4.71% in the first quarter to post its slowest growth since 2009, the statistics bureau said on Wednesday. A Reuters poll of analysts had expected growth at 4.61%. GDP in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Mixed Reactions Trail Banks' Rejection of Dollar DepositsBy Obinna Chima with Agency Report Some manufacturers and financial market ana
Mixed Reactions Trail Banks' Rejection of Dollar Deposits
AllAfrica.com / Posted 26 days ago
By Obinna Chima with Agency Report Some manufacturers and financial market analysts have expressed divergent opinions on the Central Bank of Nigeria's (CBN) foreign exchange policy as well as the decision by commercial banks to reject foreign... Read more
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Balita
August 4, 2015TAIPEI, Aug. 2 — Some 2.8 million people visited Taiwan from the Chinese mainla
August 4, 2015
Balita / Posted 26 days ago
TAIPEI, Aug. 2 — Some 2.8 million people visited Taiwan from the Chinese mainland, Hong Kong and Macao in the first half of 2015, according to new official data. GUANGZHOU, Aug. 3 — The mayor of Seoul brought all his skill into play to attract more... Read more
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Balita
Indonesia sees 4.27% drop in foreign tourist arrivals in June August 4, 2015 5:42 am JAKARTA, Aug. 3 — Foreign tourist arrivals in Indones
Indonesia sees 4.27% drop in foreign tourist arrivals in June
Balita / Posted 26 days ago
August 4, 2015 5:42 am JAKARTA, Aug. 3 — Foreign tourist arrivals in Indonesia reduced by 4.27 percent to 815,100 in June on a yearly basis, the national statistics bureau said on... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Europe stocks rise despite Greece plunge; Asia closes downBEIJING (AP) � Asian stocks fell Monday on weaker Chinese manufacturing and low
Europe stocks rise despite Greece plunge; Asia closes down
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 26 days ago
BEIJING (AP) � Asian stocks fell Monday on weaker Chinese manufacturing and lower oil prices as investors looked ahead to U.S. data on factory output and employment. KEEPING SCORE: The Shanghai Composite Index fell 1.6 percent to 3,603.59 points and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Anyone for an Underwater Wedding? Crystal Cruises to Offer Luxury Yacht Expeditions to SeychellesVictoria, Seychelles — Adventure-seeking couples have tied the knot while ridin
Anyone for an Underwater Wedding? Crystal Cruises to Offer Luxury Yacht Expeditions to Seychelles
AllAfrica.com / Posted 26 days ago
Victoria, Seychelles — Adventure-seeking couples have tied the knot while riding rollercoasters, snowboarding snow-covered mountains and bungee jumping, and soon they will be able to get married in a submersible craft deep under the surface of the... Read more
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The Charleston State Journal
Asia stocks hit by weak China manufacturing, Athens divesBEIJING (AP) - Weak Chinese manufacturing weighed on Asian stocks Monday but Eu
Asia stocks hit by weak China manufacturing, Athens dives
The Charleston State Journal / Posted 27 days ago
BEIJING (AP) - Weak Chinese manufacturing weighed on Asian stocks Monday but European markets mostly rose, shrugging off a 22 percent plunge in the Athens benchmark which reopened after a five-week shutdown. KEEPING SCORE: In early European trading,... Read more
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Park Record
Asia stocks hit by weak China manufacturing, Athens divesBEIJING (AP) — Weak Chinese manufacturing weighed on Asian stocks Monday but Eu
Asia stocks hit by weak China manufacturing, Athens dives
Park Record / Posted 27 days ago
BEIJING (AP) — Weak Chinese manufacturing weighed on Asian stocks Monday but European markets mostly rose, shrugging off a 22 percent plunge in the Athens benchmark which reopened after a five-week shutdown. KEEPING SCORE: In early European trading,... Read more
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New Jersey Herald
Asia stocks hit by weak China manufacturing, Athens divesBEIJING (AP) - Weak Chinese manufacturing weighed on Asian stocks Monday but Eu
Asia stocks hit by weak China manufacturing, Athens dives
New Jersey Herald / Posted 27 days ago
BEIJING (AP) - Weak Chinese manufacturing weighed on Asian stocks Monday but European markets mostly rose, shrugging off a 22 percent plunge in the Athens benchmark which reopened after a five-week shutdown. KEEPING SCORE: In early European trading,... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Asia stocks hit by weak China manufacturing, Athens divesBEIJING (AP) - Weak Chinese manufacturing weighed on Asian stocks Monday but Eu
Asia stocks hit by weak China manufacturing, Athens dives
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 27 days ago
BEIJING (AP) - Weak Chinese manufacturing weighed on Asian stocks Monday but European markets mostly rose, shrugging off a 22 percent plunge in the Athens benchmark which reopened after a five-week shutdown. KEEPING SCORE: In early European trading,... Read more
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Carlsbad Current-Argus
Asia stocks hit by weak China manufacturing, Athens divesBEIJING (AP) — Weak Chinese manufacturing weighed on Asian stocks Monday but Eu
Asia stocks hit by weak China manufacturing, Athens dives
Carlsbad Current-Argus / Posted 27 days ago
BEIJING (AP) — Weak Chinese manufacturing weighed on Asian stocks Monday but European markets mostly rose, shrugging off a 22 percent plunge in the Athens benchmark which reopened after a five-week shutdown. KEEPING SCORE: In early European trading,... Read more
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27d
Digi Times
Taiwan Economy Grows Least Since 2012 as China Hurts ExportsTaiwan’s economy grew at the slowest pace in three years as exports collapsed a
Taiwan Economy Grows Least Since 2012 as China Hurts Exports
Digi Times / Posted 27 days ago
Taiwan’s economy grew at the slowest pace in three years as exports collapsed amid weaker global demand and rising competition from regional rivals. Gross domestic product rose 0.64 percent in the three months through June from a year earlier,... Read more
27d
Market Watch
Chinese manufacturing activity slips in JulyBEIJING--A gauge of China's factory activity slipped in July, pointing to furth
Chinese manufacturing activity slips in July
Market Watch / Posted 27 days ago
BEIJING--A gauge of China's factory activity slipped in July, pointing to further sluggishness in the key manufacturing sector of the world's second-largest economy. Analysts said the relatively weak reading in the official China Manufacturing... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
From Dreams to DemonsOnce upon a time, Uganda Cement Industry (UCI) in eastern Uganda was a dream em
From Dreams to Demons
AllAfrica.com / Posted 27 days ago
Once upon a time, Uganda Cement Industry (UCI) in eastern Uganda was a dream employer. The factory, like the country, had just been wrestled from the hands of colonialists. Working at this factory was a privilege. Every morning in the 1960s, at the... Read more
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Park Record
Asian stocks fall on weak Chinese manufacturing, oil slumpBEIJING (AP) — Asian stocks fell Monday on weaker Chinese manufacturing and low
Asian stocks fall on weak Chinese manufacturing, oil slump
Park Record / Posted 27 days ago
BEIJING (AP) — Asian stocks fell Monday on weaker Chinese manufacturing and lower oil prices as investors looked ahead to U.S. data on factory output and employment. KEEPING SCORE: The Shanghai Composite Index fell 2.4 percent to 3,574.18 and Hong... Read more
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