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China's growth slows to 18-month low

Apr 16 2014 07:35

China's economy has shown slightly better than expected growth but is still at its slowest pace in 18 months in the first quarter of 2014, official data shows.


US consumer inflation quickens in March

Apr 15 2014 19:00

Consumer prices increased by a seasonally adjusted 0.2% in March, according to data from the Bureau of Labour Statistics.


German economic growth to accelerate

Apr 15 2014 15:39

German economic growth will accelerate and pick up again next year, although a closely watched survey shows Ukraine is weighing on its outlook.


China bank loans surge

Apr 15 2014 12:28

China's bank lending surged in March from the previous month, the central bank says, but analysts dismissed the possibility of monetary easing.


Italian govt brings in new management

Apr 15 2014 10:25

The government of Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi has put new faces onto the boards of the country's biggest state-controlled companies.


China's tech potential

Apr 15 2014 07:47

Xi Jinping’s reforms could unlock huge opportunities for tech firms like Weibo.


EU threatens Russia with more sanctions

Apr 14 2014 21:30

The European Union threatened Russia with more sanctions over its actions in eastern Ukraine, which Britain says is being destabilised by Moscow.


No sign of deflation in Europe - minister

Apr 14 2014 14:27

German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble says he sees no signs at all of a deflation spiral in Europe.


World trade picture a bit rosier - WTO

Apr 14 2014 14:01

The World Trade Organisation has slightly raised its 2014 forecast for growth in global goods trade to 4.7%, still gloomier than its predictions a year ago.


Thailand braces for a recession

Apr 14 2014 10:47

Thailand's economy, known for its dynamism, is ailing, heading towards a recession and held hostage by another crippling bout of turmoil in a power struggle.



UK wages poised to pass recovery milestone

Apr 14 2014 10:10

Britain's recovery from its deepest recession in decades looks set to pass a milestone after a six-year run of declining living standards.


Election helps Indian sugar demand

Apr 14 2014 10:03

As India's election campaign picks up, it seems to be helping the demand for sugar, according to a retailer.

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