Economic Regions BRICS

  • Twelve months ago, the mood of the Russian delegation at the World Economic Forum in Davos was distinctly gloomy, with oil prices near 12- year lows below $30 per barrel and Western sanctions depressing their economy and financial markets. Since then, however, Russian stock and bond markets have risen about 50 percent, boosted by rebounding oil and- more recently-...

  • Twelve months ago, the mood of the Russian delegation at the World Economic Forum in Davos was distinctly gloomy, with oil prices near 12- year lows below $30 per barrel and Western sanctions depressing their economy and financial markets. Since then, however, Russian stock and bond markets have risen about 50 percent, boosted by rebounding oil and- more recently-...

  • Twelve months ago, the mood of the Russian delegation at the World Economic Forum in Davos was distinctly gloomy, with oil prices near 12- year lows below $30 per barrel and Western sanctions depressing their economy and financial markets. Since then, however, Russian stock and bond markets have risen about 50 percent, boosted by rebounding oil and- more recently-...

  • Twelve months ago, the mood of the Russian delegation at the World Economic Forum in Davos was distinctly gloomy, with oil prices near 12- year lows below $30 per barrel and Western sanctions depressing their economy and financial markets. Since then, however, Russian stock and bond markets have risen about 50 percent, boosted by rebounding oil and- more recently-...

  • LIMA, Jan 18- India and Peru plan to start negotiations on a bilateral free trade agreement covering goods, services and investments sometime in the first quarter, Peru said on Wednesday. Peru said an initial technical meeting in the first quarter would mark the first time that India, one of the world's biggest and fastest-growing economies, negotiated a...

  • Twelve months ago, the mood of the Russian delegation at the World Economic Forum in Davos was distinctly gloomy, with oil prices near 12- year lows below $30 per barrel and Western sanctions depressing their economy and financial markets. Since then, however, Russian stock and bond markets have risen about 50 percent, boosted by rebounding oil and- more recently-...

  • Twelve months ago, the mood of the Russian delegation at the World Economic Forum in Davos was distinctly gloomy, with oil prices near 12- year lows below $30 per barrel and Western sanctions depressing their economy and financial markets. Since then, however, Russian stock and bond markets have risen about 50 percent, boosted by rebounding oil and- more recently-...

  • Twelve months ago, the mood of the Russian delegation at the World Economic Forum in Davos was distinctly gloomy, with oil prices near 12- year lows below $30 per barrel and Western sanctions depressing their economy and financial markets. Since then, however, Russian stock and bond markets have risen about 50 percent, boosted by rebounding oil and- more recently-...

  • Twelve months ago, the mood of the Russian delegation at the World Economic Forum in Davos was distinctly gloomy, with oil prices near 12- year lows below $30 per barrel and Western sanctions depressing their economy and financial markets. Since then, however, Russian stock and bond markets have risen about 50 percent, boosted by rebounding oil and- more recently-...

  • *Graphic of poll results: http://tmsnrt.rs/2e7JFpt. Jan 18- The global economic outlook remains shaky, despite recent pockets of resilience, according to the overwhelming majority of economists polled by Reuters who said a rise in protectionist trade policies would hamper growth. That uncertainty is heightened by the signs of a rise in nationalist...

  • DAVOS, Switzerland— The Latest on the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland:. Speaking to The Associated Press at the World Economic Forum, Ghosn said Trump's policy was clear: "It's America first and jobs in the United States." Jose Manuel Santos told a crowd of business and political leaders Wednesday that "before you go to bed today you will probably receive...

  • LONDON, Jan 18- Emerging stocks rose for a second day on Wednesday but currencies struggled to build on their gains in the wake of recent dollar weakness with South Africa's rand and Turkey's lira coming under renewed pressure. Trump- who will be inaugurated on Friday- had threatened previously to declare China a currency manipulator after taking office.

  • *President Xi in Davos paints picture of "wide open" China. Xi made a vigorous defense of globalization at the World Economic Forum and painted a picture of China as a "wide open" economy, but foreign businesses see it through a very different lens. An annual survey from the American Chamber of Commerce in China released on Wednesday showed that more than 80 percent of...

  • *President Xi in Davos paints picture of "wide open" China. Xi made a vigorous defence of globalisation at the World Economic Forum and painted a picture of China as a "wide open" economy, but foreign businesses see it through a very different lens. An annual survey from the American Chamber of Commerce in China released on Wednesday showed that more than 80 percent of...

  • The chamber's report comes a day after China's President Xi Jinping gave a speech at the World Economic Forum championing open markets, and Beijing unveiled proposals to reduce restrictions on foreign investment in China. Business circles are particularly concerned over the future of U.S.- China commercial ties as President-elect Donald Trump prepares...

  • The chamber's report comes a day after China's President Xi Jinping gave a speech at the World Economic Forum championing open markets, and Beijing unveiled proposals to reduce restrictions on foreign investment in China. Business circles are particularly concerned over the future of U.S.- China commercial ties as President-elect Donald Trump prepares...

  • *China 2017 GDP growth seen at 6.5 pct, 2018 6.2 pct. BEIJING, Jan 18- China's economy will likely expand 6.5 percent this year as authorities tolerate a further slowdown so they can focus on containing increasing financial risks, but a weakening yuan will complicate their policy choices, a Reuters poll showed. The forecast would represent only a mild cooling from...

  • *China economy seen growing 6.7 pct y/y in Q4, same as Q3. BEIJING, Jan 18- China's economy likely grew by a steady 6.7 percent in the fourth quarter, the same pace as in the previous three quarters, supported by higher government spending and record bank lending that has stoked concerns about debt risks, according to a Reuters poll of 62 economists.

  • BEIJING, Jan 18- More than 80 percent of members of a U.S. business lobby in China say foreign companies are less welcome than in the past, a survey released on Wednesday showed, with most saying they have little confidence in China's vows to open its markets. The chamber's report comes a day after China's President Xi Jinping gave a speech at the World Economic Forum...

  • BEIJING, Jan 18- More than 80 percent of members of a U.S. business lobby in China say foreign companies are less welcome than in the past, a survey released on Wednesday showed, with most saying they have little confidence in China's vows to open its markets. The chamber's report comes a day after China's President Xi Jinping gave a speech at the World Economic Forum...