Japan's core consumer prices fell 0.5 percent in July from a year earlier, government data showed on Friday. » Read More
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Japan Center for Economic Research's Jun Saito makes the case that the "helicopter money" policy is already in place in Japan.
Major Chinese banks had stronger-than-expected H1 results, largely due to Beijing's efforts to lower funding costs, says S&P Global Ratings' Qiang Liao.
REYL Singapore's Daryl Liew says the conditions are right for the Fed to raise rates by 25 basis points by the end of the year.