FRANKFURT, June 3- The European Central Bank raised its 2015 inflation forecast on Wednesday, arguing that its 60 billion euro per month asset-buying program is bearing fruit. It kept its economic growth projections steady. The ECB predicted that inflation would average 0.3 percent this year, above its March forecast for unchanged prices, reflecting a rebound...» Read More
The Philippine economy suffered a sharp slowdown in the first quarter, a rare miss from its usual solid showing.
Alan Krueger, professor of Economics and Public Affairs at Princeton University, says the growth figure due for release on Friday won't be indicative of the real economy due to special factors such as bad weather.
Cesar Purisima, Finance Secretary of the Philippines, attributes the less-than-stellar first-quarter growth to a fall in government construction and explains his confidence in the country's outlook moving forward.
The bond market has turned into a punching bag for big investors, but strategists don't see yields moving much higher for now.
Steven Rees, JPMorgan, and Neil Dutta, Renaissance Macro Research, discuss momentum in the U.S. economy and forecast the Fed's next move.
Sonja Laud, investment director of Global Multi Asset Group at Baring Asset Management, discusses the outlook of China's economy and explains why she sees value in Hong Kong markets.
Sen. Bernie Sanders criticizes the surplus of growth producing products in the U.S., considering income disparity.
EU COULD ACCEPT 1.0-1.5 PCT/ GDP GREEK PRIMARY SURPLUS, BUT ATHENS WOULD NEED TO TAKE MORE FISCAL STEPS TO REACH IT- OFFICIAL.
BEIJING, May 26- China should step up fiscal support for its economy if growth dips below 6.5 percent this year, or prepare to take steps to rein in credit and investment if growth surprises on the upper side, the International Monetary Fund said on Tuesday. The IMF said China still faced risks form unsustainable credit and investment growth and urged the...
Amid weak domestic demand, the general outlook for Singapore's economy is not positive, says Roger Tan, CEO of Voyage Research.
Euben Paracuelles, executive director and Southeast Asia economist at Nomura Singapore, says the outperformance of Singapore's services sector "lifted the boat" for first-quarter growth.
Singapore's manufacturing and services sectors expanded in the first quarter, topping expectations for a contraction, alongside strong growth in construction output, says Joseph Incalcaterra, economist at HSBC.
Vishnu Varathan, senior economist at Mizuho Bank, outlines his expectations for Singapore's first-quarter gross domestic product (GDP) and explains why the nation may continue to see credit constraints.
Stocks should continue to dance around all-time highs, as traders watch for catalysts in economic data and bond yields.
Gian Fulgoni, ComScore Inc executive chairman, discusses digital commerce in Q1 and the big businesses that dominate the space. Fulgoni also gives perspective to the way the government collects data such as retail sales.
Ukraine may have dropped out of the headlines but its economic troubles are worsening as it continues to battle with separatists—and bondholders.
TAIPEI, May 22- Taiwan on Friday cut its 2015 full-year economic growth target and said exports will contract fall this year, citing weak demand for the island's products from China and other markets. Taiwan's worse-than-expected exports in recent months have provided further evidence that the recovery of global economies remains uncertain and demand for...
BERLIN, May 22- Domestic demand was the main driver of German growth in the first quarter but foreign trade, which has traditionally propelled Europe's largest economy, was a drag, data from Germany's statistics office showed on Friday. Seasonally-adjusted data confirmed an earlier flash estimate showing that German gross domestic product rose by 0.3...
Rob Subbaraman, chief economist, Asia ex-Japan at Nomura, says the Bank of Thailand is "overburdened" and more measures to help the economy must come from the fiscal policy and reforms.
Martin Schulz, international equity investment director at PNC, says the upbeat growth report signals the "beginning of a better recovery in Japan" and the central bank will likely stand pat on policy in the near term.