PMI Data Hold Out Hope For Europe
January 02 2014 5:56 AM
Data on manufacturing in Europe and the UK showed the region is well on track for a modest recovery, with some exceptions.
India Manufacturing PMI Slips In December
January 02 2014 12:24 AM
The data show a minor slowdown but the quarterly trend was more promising, even as inflation and growth remain sticking points.
China Manufacturing PMI Falls
January 01 2014 10:03 PM
Growth in Chinese manufacturing activity slowed in December, according to two separate surveys.
$2.5B Merger Of India, US Tire Majors Going Nowhere
December 31 2013 6:20 AM
Apollo blamed Cooper for not resolving complications at its China unit, while Cooper held the Indian company responsible for the breakup.
Italy Business Climate Index Up, PPI Down
December 30 2013 5:58 AM
Italy's business climate index improved moderately in December, while producer prices continued to drop.
GM Involved In Massive Vehicle Recall In China
December 27 2013 7:25 AM
General Motors is in danger of losing its leadership position to Volkswagen in the Chinese market for the first time in nearly a decade.
French PPI In November Rises To 0.5%
December 27 2013 4:17 AM
Producer prices in France rose unexpectedly, mainly due to higher winter tariff on electricity.
China's Industries Become Less Profitable
December 26 2013 10:09 PM
Annual profit growth at China's industrial firms slowed by almost half in November compared to the previous month.
Indonesia To Relax Foreign Investment Norms
December 24 2013 6:23 AM
The country's government, which is working hard to boost the economy, hopes to attract more investments in power, pharma and advertising.
China Orders Hep B Vaccine Probe After Infant Deaths
December 23 2013 7:44 AM
A newborn baby died about 70 minutes after he was inoculated with a Hepatitis B vaccine in China.
Will Drones Change The World?
December 20 2013 1:59 PM
While military drone strikes have made headlines for years, the peaceful use of drones has received less media attention until recently.
German GfK Confidence Index Tops Expectations
December 20 2013 5:48 AM
Confidence among German consumers is improving, aided by a buoyant economic outlook, while producer prices continued to decline.
Japanese Industry Activity Contracts In October
December 19 2013 12:42 AM
Industry activity in Japan, measured by the Indices of All Industry Activity, entered negative territory in October.
An Inconvenient Truth About The US Factory Sector's Rebound
December 18 2013 11:34 AM
After decades of declines, the recent U.S. manufacturing job rebound has many rejoicing, though female factory workers are likely not.
German Business Index Continues To Rise
December 18 2013 5:28 AM
In Germany, the future holds more promise than the present-day situation, the latest data indicates.
US Manufacturing Jobs Rebounding After Large Losses
December 17 2013 12:30 PM
As the sector experiences its biggest boom in years, the job share held by females dropped to 27% -- the lowest rate since 1971.
UK Inflation Hits 4-Year Low
December 17 2013 5:31 AM
Slower increases in food and energy prices caused the inflation to moderate to a multiyear low.
Dec. Euro Zone PMI: Weak, Lopsided Growth
December 16 2013 5:19 AM
Factory activity was fueled by rising exports, while low demand within the euro zone suppressed growth in the service sector.
GlaxoSmithKline To Increase Stake In India Unit For $1.2B
December 16 2013 4:17 AM
The deal, involving GSK's pharma unit, is the company's second large investment in an Indian subsidiary this year.
Here’s How Much GM Lost In Peugeot Stake
December 13 2013 2:47 PM
Will GM's relationship with the Europe's second-largest automaker continue?