Asia Pacific Economy
Manufacturers Are Desperately Seeking The Next China In India, ASEAN Markets
January 25 2013 6:24 PM
When it comes to manufacturing, China is no longer a no-brainer.
- Japan's Trade Deficit Triples, Soars To A Record $77B
January 24 2013 9:27 AM
A strengthening yen, weakening European demand and trouble with China boosted Japan's trade deficit to a record high.
HSBC Flash PMI On China Industry At 2-Year High
January 23 2013 10:21 PM
Growth in China's factory sector hit a two-year high in January, a preliminary private survey showed Thursday, as manufacturers received more orders.
Davos 2013: IIF Warns Of 'Boom-Bust Cycle' In Emerging Markets
January 23 2013 5:51 AM
Ultra-easy monetary policy is increasing the risk of a boom-bust cycle in capital flows, the Institute of International Finance warned.
An Unemployed World, A ‘Lost Generation’
January 22 2013 1:02 PM
Rising youth jobless rates have spurred concern over a “lost generation.” Global joblessness hit 197 million, up 4 million in 2012.
China Data Suggests Income Inequality Has Lessened
January 22 2013 5:51 AM
China’s Gini coefficient, an income inequality gauge, is lower than 10 years ago. Is China’s much talked-about income gap actually lessening?
Yen Weakens As Bank Of Japan Raises Inflation Target
January 22 2013 1:16 AM
The Japanese yen fell Tuesday against the dollar after the Bank of Japan raised the inflation target to 2 percent from 1 percent.
Light Calendar Over A Holiday-Shortened Week
January 21 2013 2:29 PM
The BoJ will likely expand asset purchases and state a new inflation goal. Here's your handy watchlist for this week.
Chinese Economic Hard Landing Appears Less Than Likely: Strategist
January 18 2013 10:36 PM
Economists continue to be at odds over the reliability of official Chinese data, but Baring Asset’s Khiem Do says they are "OK."
China’s Economy Grew At 7.9% In Q4: Official Data
January 17 2013 10:35 PM
China’s economy rose at a better than expected rate in the fourth quarter of last year, indicating that economic growth is reviving.
China 4Q GDP Growth Seen Rising To 7.8%
January 16 2013 6:10 AM
Some analysts warn that the recovery in the world's 2nd largest economy is likely to be tepid and the modest rebound could fade in mid-2013.
Another Sign Of China's Ascendancy - Beijing Joins World's Multi-Airport Club
January 15 2013 11:52 AM
Beijing's Capital Airport, the second busiest in the world, is congested. China has agreed to build the city a new one. Here's what to expect.