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2014/09/16 12:46
2014/09/16 12:46
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RBA governor Glenn Stevens. Photo: Robert Shakespeare The Reserve Bank of Australia said it will monitor risks from rising property prices as policy makers reiterated a period of stability in...
2014/09/16 12:46
2014/09/16 12:46
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2014/09/16 03:55
2014/09/16 03:55
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China's long push toward financial reform is bumping up against a more pressing national goal: boosting growth. The world's second-largest economy is faring worse than previously thought, with...
2014/09/15 18:11
2014/09/15 18:11
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Spread of Ebola contained, but health system is having trouble dealing with treatable diseases which kill thousands. An old Ebola ward in Lagos, the commercial capital [Bryan Christensen/CDC] Lagos,...
2014/09/15 11:18
2014/09/15 11:18
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Good morning! Here's what you need to know: China Is Slowing. The world's second largest economy is decelerating at a much sharper rate than economists have been forecasting. Here's the roundup of...
2014/09/15 00:16
2014/09/15 00:16
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Chinese Premier Li Keqiang’s options have narrowed: stimulate or miss his 2014 growth target. The weakest industrial-output expansion since the global financial crisis, and moderating investment and...
2014/09/14 23:49
2014/09/14 23:49
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BEIJING--Housing sales in China in the first eight months of the year fell 10.9% to 3.43 trillion yuan ($559 billion), according to data from the National Bureau of Statistics issued Saturday. Sales...
2014/09/14 23:18
2014/09/14 23:18
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China’s growth is slowing and data out over the weekend suggests that the economy has further weakness in the months ahead, according to Westpac’s Singapore-based strategist Jonathan...
2014/09/14 21:24
2014/09/14 21:24
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Australia's dollar fell 0.4 per cent to 90.05 U.S. cents as of 6:13 am in Sydney and touched 90.03, the lowest level since March 20. Photo: Louie Douvis Australia's dollar fell to its lowest level in...
2014/09/14 18:06
2014/09/14 18:06
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Sydney mortgage broker Luke Gardiner, who started his business just last year, is already overwhelmed with customers. “There has not been a slow period in the last 12 months,” said the broker, whose...
2014/09/11 05:49
2014/09/11 05:49
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SYDNEY--Australian employment jumped by a record 121,000 in August, pushing the unemployment rate down from a 12-year high reached in July, and fueling a strong recovery in the Australian...
2014/09/11 02:49
2014/09/11 02:49
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SYDNEY--Australia's unemployment rate fell from a 12-year high as part-time employment surged. Unemployment dropped to a lower-than-expected 6.1% in August from 6.4% in July, sending the Australian...
2014/09/11 02:16
2014/09/11 02:16
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Australian employers added payrolls in August -- led by a surge in part-time jobs -- underscoring the central bank’s view that record-low interest rates should support demand and help strengthen...
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2014/09/10 09:53
2014/09/10 09:53
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Flying over Thanksgiving or Christmas? Book now View Larger Travel There used to be a time when flying home for the holidays was more pleasant and less expensive than what has become the norm. Now,...
2014/09/09 06:34
2014/09/09 06:34
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Bloomberg Beijing CHINA’S trade surplus climbed to a record last month as exports rose, helping leaders counter a property slump that threatens growth in the second-largest economy. Overseas...
2014/09/08 09:28
2014/09/08 09:28
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A service engineer of Germany's industrial conglomerate ThyssenKrupp AG inspects a windings of elevators at an office building in Berlin. Germany exports a significant amount of elevators to Russia...
2014/09/05 11:06
2014/09/05 11:06
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Union Pacific Corp. and Kansas City Southern reaped most of the gains as the value of U.S.-Mexico rail trade soared almost 50 percent since 2008. Now, BNSF is trying to grab more business with a new...
2014/09/05 08:12
2014/09/05 08:12
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By Giovanni Giacalone The "war of sanctions" carried out by the US and the EU has reached a new ridiculous level; it is unbelievable how the European Union, in order to please Obama's desperate needs...
2014/09/04 02:49
2014/09/04 02:49
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SYDNEY--Australian retail sales rose 0.4% in July from a month earlier, the country's Statistics Bureau said Thursday, in line with the gain expected by economists. Consumer confidence had been more...
2014/09/03 03:16
2014/09/03 03:16
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China’s service industries strengthened in August, contrasting with declining manufacturing gauges and suggesting a transition away from factory-led growth. The non-manufacturing Purchasing Managers’...
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2014/09/02 05:16
2014/09/02 05:16
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The Reserve Bank of Australia kept its key interest rate at a record low to support growth and said an overvalued currency is hampering the economy’s transition away from mining investment. The...
2014/09/16 12:46
2014/09/16 12:46
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