Economy Archive

Global economic outlook, Brexit, currencies in focus

Stocks in Asia traded lower Tuesday afternoon as investor sentiment dipped on concerns about the global outlook, after the International Monetary Fund (IMF) slashed its world economic growth forecast on Monday. In the Greater China region, the Shanghai composite declined more than 0.7 percent,

China signals more stimulus as economic slowdown deepens

BEIJING (Reuters) – China will aim to achieve “a good start” in the first quarter for the economy, the state planner said on Tuesday, signaling authorities could roll out more stimulus measures in the near term to counter slowing growth. FILE PHOTO – Apartment

Property, shares and the economy: Kochie’s new year forecasts

AS we start a new year it’s time to polish the crystal ball with our 13th annual predictions for the economy, share and property for the 12 months ahead. We also come clean on how our predictions from this time last year actually panned

Region’s Economy Flourished in 2018

“The progress is picking up and it’s escalating, it’s ramping up,” said Brenda Johnson, Executive Director for Southeastern Minnesota League of Municipalities. And that progress isn’t limited to Rochester and Olmsted County. “We’re not just talking about DMC — we’re talking about the whole

Economy improves, donations drop, need continues

RENO, Nev., (KOLO) The line behind the Food Bank truck parked in northeast Reno on a recent morning said much about the state of hunger in our area. Though this event took place just before Christmas there was nothing unusual about the turnout. It

China hopes for ‘orderly’ Brexit, calls for more open EU economy

BEIJING (Reuters) – China hopes Britain’s exit from the European Union can happen in an orderly way and that the bloc will reduce hurdles to Chinese investment and keep its markets open, China’s foreign ministry said on Tuesday. FILE PHOTO: An attendant walks past

Be patient, give gov’t time to restore economy

Pakatan Harapan’s de facto leader Anwar Ibrahim has appealed for patience from the rakyat, stating that the government needs time to restore the aid programmes offered during the previous BN administration. Anwar explained that the government has had to scrap several aid programmes due

California Adds More Cars To Roadways As Economy, Housing Costs Rise «…

SAN FRANCISCO (KPIX 5) — For years California has been trying to get people out of their cars, but a new report suggests that just the opposite appears to be happening. A recent report by the California Air Resources Board report found that between

Law, order, economy should drive response to migrants at U.S.-Mexico b…

The humanitarian crisis at the California-Mexico border demands thoughtfulness and clear thinking from federal, state and local leaders. With thousands of Central Americans in Tijuana seeking asylum after the arrival of their “caravan” this month — and thousands more still expected in coming weeks

North’s ‘poor health hurts economy’ says report

Image copyright PA Image caption There are higher rates of unemployment, economic inactivity and worklessness in the north, the report said Relatively poor health in the north of England has a major impact on the area’s economic performance, according to a report. The Northern