LONDON Oct 8- Global stocks held just off three-week highs on Thursday after unexpectedly weak trade and machinery orders data from Germany and Japan hinted that recovery momentum is stalling in more of the world's biggest economies. Federal Reserve due to release minutes of its last meeting and worries over Germany, investors were wary of extending world...» Read More
TOKYO, June 10- Japan's core machinery orders unexpectedly rose 3.8 percent in April from the previous month, the Cabinet Office said on Wednesday, in a sign that capital expenditure is gaining strength. The rise in core orders, a highly volatile data series regarded as an indicator of capital spending in the coming six to nine months, compared with the median...
TOKYO, June 5- Japan's economy was expected to expand faster pace than initially projected in the first quarter, helped by a pickup in capital spending, a Reuters poll showed, suggesting firms' business investment supports gradual economic recovery. Data due next week is also seen as likely to show Japan's core machinery orders slipped in April, but analysts see...
*March core orders +2.9 pct vs forecast +1.8 pct. TOKYO, May 18- Japan's core machinery orders grew in March for the first time in two months but they are seen sliding in the current quarter, suggesting that weak capital spending could further sap momentum from an economy struggling to rebound from a recession. "Japanese firms are not in a situation where they can...
*March core orders +2.9 pct vs forecast +1.8 pct. *Core orders up 3rd straight qtr, seen down ahead. TOKYO, May 18- Japan's core machinery orders grew in March for the first time in two months but they are seen slipping in the current quarter, suggesting that weak capital spending could further sap momentum from an economy struggling to rebound from a recession.
TOKYO, May 18- Japan's core machinery orders increased 2.9 percent in March from the previous month, rising for the first time in two months, the Cabinet Office said on Monday, in a sign of a pick-up in business investment. The rise in core orders, a highly volatile data series regarded as an indicator of capital spending in the coming six to nine months, compared with...
Japan's machinery orders rose 2.9 percent on month in March, slightly better than the 1.8 percent forecast from a Reuters poll of economists.
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Martin Richenhagen, CEO of AGCO, an agricultural machinery company discusses, how the falling price of oil is good for his company and how the sector must adapt to changing diets in emerging markets.
Joe Zidle, Portfolio Strategist, Richard Bernstein Advisors, says a worse-than-expected machinery orders for October may fuel more stimulus, which will benefit Japan's market in the long run.
Shen Jian Guang, Greater China Chief Economist at Mizuho Securities Asia, discusses the raft of economic indicators released late Thursday and outlines the PBoC's next step.
Freya Beamish, Economist at Lombard Street Research, explains that there are structural and cyclical stories behind China's April industrial profits data.
Japan's machinery orders rose in February at the fastest pace since mid-2011 in a sign that capital expenditure could pick up this year as business confidence is boosted.
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