Japan Exports Grow Strongly In October, Cutting Economic Gloom
November 19 2014 11:42 PM EST
Exports to Asia, which account for more than half of Japanese shipments, picked up to 10.5 percent in October from a year earlier.
India To Restrict Tariffs On Captive Thermal Power
November 19 2014 8:33 AM EST
The tariff caps are designed to limit producers passing on the extra cost of power used in the production of materials like cement and steel.
India, Israel Look To Establish Deeper, Open Ties
November 19 2014 3:00 AM EST
India has an annual trade volume of about $5 billion with Israel, and officials see this figure doubling with a free trade agreement.
BOJ Stands Firm On Rates, Outlook Despite Grim GDP
November 19 2014 12:23 AM EST
On Monday, data showed that the world's third-largest economy unexpectedly slipped into recession in the third quarter.
Dow, S&P Close At Record Highs Before BOJ Meeting
November 18 2014 6:05 PM EST
The Dow, S&P 500 hit record closing highs Tuesday ahead of the Bank of Japan's monetary policy statement.
Japan's Recession Could Hurt China More Than US
November 18 2014 4:15 PM EST
Japan’s recession will affect how much Americans pay for Japanese technology products and automobiles, but it could hurt China more.
Graying Population Part Of Reason Behind Japanese Recession
November 18 2014 11:43 AM EST
An aging population could be part of the reason monetary stimulus has been so ineffective in Japan.
Australian, Indian Leaders Target Free Trade Pact
November 18 2014 4:59 AM EST
Trade between Australia and India stands at around $15 billion a year, or just a tenth of that between Australia and China.
Cameron Warns Of Impending Global Financial Crisis
November 17 2014 11:04 AM EST
The British prime minister sees a “dangerous backdrop of instability" that could lead to another global recession.
Australia, China Agree On Landmark Free Trade Deal
November 17 2014 4:53 AM EST
Australia is trying to reduce its reliance on mineral exports, and expand its food and agricultural exports to a growing Asian middle class.
Recession Clouds Future Of 'Abenomics'
November 17 2014 4:16 AM EST
The third-quarter contraction in Japan's economy is believed to have been mainly triggered by a 3 percent sales tax increase in April.
Japan Recession Paves Way For Tax Delay, Snap Poll
November 17 2014 12:20 AM EST
The world's third-largest economy had been forecast to rebound by 2.1 percent in the third quarter, but consumption and exports remained weak.
Nikkei Falls To One-Week Low as Japan's Recession Spooks Market
November 17 2014 12:12 AM EST
The news prompted investors to take profits after recent gains stemming from expectations Shinzo Abe will postpone a planned sales tax hike.
Japan In Recession
November 16 2014 7:49 PM EST
The unexpected economic contraction could prompt Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to postpone a second scheduled sales tax increase.
G-20 Aims To Boost Its GDP 2% By 2018
November 16 2014 10:27 AM EST
A European Union-U.S. free-trade agreement could be one factor in G-20 growth between now and then.
Japan's Shinzo Abe To Call For Early Elections: Reports
November 13 2014 4:20 AM EST
Abe raised the sales tax to 8 percent in April, triggering Japan's worst economic contraction since the global financial crisis.
'Breakthough' In Landmark WTO Deal
November 13 2014 2:37 AM EST
India and the U.S. were locked in an impasse for months, jeopardizing a pact that could potentially boost global trade by $1 trillion.
India May Stop Thermal Coal Imports In Two To Three Years: Minister
November 12 2014 6:23 AM EST
Declining shipments to India would drag on global coal markets grappling with oversupply as China too tries to move toward cleaner fuels.
Japan's Abe To Postpone Tax Hike, Call December Election
November 11 2014 11:23 PM EST
No election need be called until 2016, but Abe might seek to renew his mandate for another four years before taking unpopular steps.
APEC Leaders Back China-Proposed Trade Pact
November 11 2014 7:36 AM EST
The 21-member nations in the APEC bloc approved the launch of a two-year study of the initiative proposed by China.