China Factory PMI Confirms Slowdown
March 02 2014 11:17 PM
Hurt by a fall in output and new business, companies cut their staffing levels at the fastest pace in nearly five years.
No, There Isn't An Infinite Sea Of Migrant Workers To Support China's Urbanization
February 27 2014 5:50 AM
China bulls, take note: The pace of urbanization is set to slow and its contribution to economic growth is set to decline.
Trans-Pacific Partnership Talks In The Doldrums
February 26 2014 6:06 AM
Japan doesn’t want to lift trade barriers. U.S. liberals want Obama to stick to his past pledges on fast-track authority.
How Migrant Workers Are Shaping The Economies Of Home Countries
February 26 2014 6:01 AM
More than 230 million people were living outside the countries of their birth in 2013. Many of them sent money home.
What's The Deal With The BRICS Development Bank?
February 25 2014 5:41 AM
In 2013, Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa announced a plan to create a development bank, but progress has been slow.
What To Expect At The G-20 Summit
February 24 2014 5:06 AM
The Group of 20, or G20, accounts for about 85 percent of the global economy.
What To Expect At China’s National People’s Congress
February 21 2014 11:03 AM
Macro targets and local-government debt are likely to top the agenda when China’s top legislative body meets March 5.
How Much Money Do International Immigrants In The US Send Home?
February 21 2014 7:44 AM
The amount of money flowing out of the U.S. in the form of remittances has almost tripled in the last 20 years.
US, Australia To Sign Tax Evasion Deal
February 21 2014 4:07 AM
The pact involves automatic sharing of bank information and could be signed as soon as the Sat. G-20 meeting.
What's Behind China's Factory Weakness?
February 20 2014 10:02 AM
The monthly stat has become increasingly important to investors and economists around the world.
The Rise Of Asian Luxury Shoppers
February 20 2014 6:18 AM
By 2015, financial wealth in China might overtake Japan’s, while emerging Asia is on course to eclipse the U.S., economists estimate.
Is China Colonizing Africa? Jane Goodall Thinks So
February 18 2014 10:57 AM
Animal activist and researcher Jane Goodall compared Chinese investment in Africa to British colonialism.
Don’t Panic: China Is Not Running On Mountains Of Foreign Cash
February 18 2014 6:56 AM
To paraphrase Mark Twain, the worries over China’s foreign debt are exaggerated.
Bank of Japan Aims To Stimulate Credit Growth
February 17 2014 11:33 PM
Financial institutions will be able to borrow at a rate of 0.1 percent for up to four years, up from the current three-year cap.
Is China Turning Away International Economists?
February 17 2014 10:59 PM
The economy is slowing, debt is rising and the government is facing concern. One response is to filter out troublesome foreign economists.
Thai GDP Growth In Q4 Slows To 0.6%
February 16 2014 11:23 PM
Delay in public projects and weak demand have forced Thailand to cut its 2014 growth forecast range.
Does China Have An Answer To Slowing Luxury Spending?
February 14 2014 2:45 PM
This subgroup of shoppers may not have much money to spend, but their sheer numbers make them powerful.
Here’s What Will Happen If China Lands Hard
February 13 2014 6:30 AM
Chinese credit and, to a lesser extent, equity markets would be very vulnerable during a hard landing.
Can Thailand And Its Economy Survive 2014?
February 13 2014 6:27 AM
The Feb. 2 election has changed little for Thailand, and its economy is facing a scary year.
Why China Is Rolling The Dice In Zimbabwe
February 12 2014 10:16 AM
The southern African country is relying on Chinese funds to revitalize its shaky economy.