BEIJING, Dec 9- China's annual consumer inflation unexpectedly slowed in November, easing market fears of any imminent policy tightening as authorities meet this week to outline their policy and reform priorities for 2014..» Read More
BRASILIA/ SAO PAULO, Dec 5- Brazil's central bank said on Thursday its string of six interest rate hikes have had a lagging effect on inflation, signaling policymakers could be ready to slow one of the world's most aggressive monetary tightening cycles.
NEW YORK/ LONDON, Dec 4- Service sector activity expanded around the world in November, albeit at a slower rate, while strong U.S. data housing and jobs figures brightened the outlook for growth, data showed on Wednesday. The upbeat housing data turned the stock market around later in the session, and Wall Street shaved its initial losses.
LONDON, Dec 4- Global growth was modest and a tepid expansion in the euro zone masked a growing disparity among its key members last month, data showed on Wednesday.
Indians are frustrated by the slow pace of government reforms to reignite the country's growth, said the head of Hero MotoCorp.
SAO PAULO, Dec 3- Brazil's economy contracted in the third quarter for the first time since early 2009, falling short of expectations yet again as plunging investment and idle factories wiped out what had already been sluggish growth.
LONDON/ NEW YORK, Dec 2- Increased demand boosted global manufacturing activity last month as U.S. factories expanded at their fastest pace in 2-1/ 2 years and Chinese output suggested improvement in the world's second largest economy.
LONDON/ BEIJING, Dec 2- Increasing demand for manufactured goods drove global factory activity higher last month but the spurt in the euro zone masked a widening disparity among some of the bloc's key members.
BEIJING, Dec 2- Asia's manufacturing-sector expansion held around multi-month highs in November, factory surveys showed, with China maintaining its momentum but growth in other key exporters such as Japan, South Korea and Taiwan picking up speed.
BEIJING, Dec 2- China's factory growth stabilised in November aided by firm demand, a pair of surveys showed, a sign of resilience in the world's second-largest economy that augurs well for its plans for structural reforms.
BRASILIA, Nov 27- Brazil raised interest rates on Wednesday for the sixth straight time, ending a short-lived era of single-digit borrowing costs that failed to reignite Latin America's largest economy and instead fed inflation.
*China's factory sector grows at weaker pace. LONDON/ NEW YORK, Nov 21- U.S. factory output rebounded this month but hiring remained sluggish, while business activity across the euro zone and at China's manufacturers slowed, surveys showed on Thursday. And patchy recoveries in developed countries are sapping demand for China's manufactured goods.
*China's factory sector grows at weaker pace. LONDON, Nov 21- The fragile global economic recovery took a step backwards this month as businesses across the euro zone and China's vast factory sector grew at a milder pace, business surveys showed on Thursday.
BEIJING, Nov 21- Activity in China's vast factory sector grew at a milder pace in November as new export orders shrank, a preliminary survey showed on Thursday, bolstering expectations the economy could lose some of its vigour in the fourth quarter as Beijing shifts its focus to structural reform.
LONDON, Nov 20- Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke, who has steered the U.S. economy through the worst financial crisis and recession in many generations, has received a glowing review from economists for his overall performance two months before he steps down.
José Ángel Gurría, secretary general at the OECD, says the world economy is stuck in "first gear" and that growth prospects are "sluggish."
Editor: Malcolm Davidson +44 20 7542 6958. BRUSSELS/ FRANKFURT- A leading international think-tank urged the European Central Bank to loosen the purse strings further and buy euro zone government and corporate bonds to accelerate a weak recovery. Credit Suisse private bank co-heads confident of growth.
BEIJING, Nov 19- China's annual economic growth is likely to accelerate to 8.2 percent in 2014 from an expected 7.7 percent this year, driven by stronger domestic demand, the OECD said on Tuesday.
*Australian and New Zealand dollars outperform on China reforms. LONDON, Nov 18- Higher-yielding currencies such as the Australian and New Zealand dollars rose against the U.S. dollar and yen on Monday, boosted by buoyant stock markets as investors cheered China's economic reform plans.
*Australian and New Zealand dollars outperform on China reforms. LONDON, Nov 18- The dollar and the yen fell on Monday against growth-linked currencies which drew support from higher stock markets as investors cheered prospects of more economic reform in Asian powerhouse, China.
BEIJING, Nov 15- China released a raft of detailed reform plans on Friday, promising sweeping changes to the economy and the country's social fabric as it seeks to unleash new sources of growth after three decades of breakneck expansion show signs of faltering.