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As New Zealand's dairy industry crumbles under the pressure of a glut and slowing Chinese demand, tourism in Hobbit-land is picking up some of the slack.
Peter Boardman, managing director at Tradewinds, says Japanese equities look attractive even as the economy remains weak.
KIEV, Sept 8- Ukraines parliament will next week debate draft laws required to complete an $18 billion debt restructuring deal, vital for the recovery of the war-torn economy, the speaker of parliament said on Tuesday. Ukraine is struggling to dig its way out from a debt pile of around $70 billion, equivalent to its entire gross domestic product, at the same time as...
David Mann, chief economist, Asia at Standard Chartered Bank, says further easing is needed from the Bank of Japan (BOJ) amid a sluggish economic recovery.
*Q2 GDP falls annualised 1.2 pct vs preliminary -1.6 pct. TOKYO, Sept 8- Japan's economy shrank less than expected in the second quarter although capital expenditure fell more than originally forecast, revised data showed, keeping policymakers under pressure to do more to energise the fragile recovery. Analysts expect any rebound in July-September growth to...
Wayne Peters, founder & CIO at Peters MacGregor Capital Management, explains why China's economy is "probably already in recession."
Japan's economy shrank less than expected in the second quarter although capital expenditure fell more than originally forecast.
TOKYO, Sept 8- Japan's economy shrank an annualised 1.2 percent in April-June, revised from an initial estimate of a 1.6 percent contraction, revised gross domestic product data showed on Tuesday.
Japan's economy contracted in the second quarter despite the absence of natural disasters or economic issues, underscoring its fragility, says Takubi Okubo, principal and chief economist at japan Macro Advisors.
The Li Keqiang index is falling from favor as a way of tracking the Chinese economy, just when investors are in real need of insight.
MOSCOW, Sept 7- Russia's gross domestic product will grow by less than 1 percent in 2016 if the oil price is at $50 a barrel, Interfax news agency quoted Economy Minister Alexei Ulyukayev as saying on Monday.
TOKYO, Sept 7- Analysts slashed Japan's growth forecast for the second half of this year in a survey released on Monday, as a recent string of weak data dash policymakers' hopes that consumption and exports will rebound enough to pull the economy out of stagnation. The gloomy predictions come ahead of revised gross domestic product data, due out on Tuesday, that is...
BEIJING, Sept 7- China has revised its annual economic growth rate in 2014 to 7.3 percent from the previously released figure of 7.4 percent, the National Bureau of Statistics said on Monday. Gross domestic product stood at 63.6 trillion yuan last year, down by 32.4 billion yuan from the initial estimate, the bureau said in a statement on its website.
BEIJING, Sept 7- China has revised its annual economic growth rate in 2014 to 7.3 percent from the previously released figure of 7.4 percent, the National Bureau of Statistics said on Monday.
CNBC's Pauline Chiou outlines the key economic data and risk events due in Asia this week.
David Bassanese, chief economist at BetaShares Capital, outlines the key takeaways from the G-20 meeting in Ankara over the weekend.
Joe Hockey, Treasurer of Australia, says members of the Group of 20 leading economies remain committed to the growth target, with some countries such as Australia moving further than their initial goals.
Don't be fooled by a day of gains. Michael Pento thinks this is the beginning of a bear market. Here are six reasons why.
*GDP, c/a due 2350 GMT on Sept 7, machinery data on Sept 9. TOKYO, Sept 4- Japan's economy is expected to show a more severe contraction than originally estimated in revised second quarter growth data due next week because of a big drop in capital spending, a Reuters poll found, indicating any rebound in the current quarter may limited. Japan's economy was expected to...
Angel Gurria, secretary-general at the OECD, says global economic conditions "are difficult" and that the Chinese stock market was in a "super bubble" ahead of the G-20 meeting in Turkey.