TOKYO: Japanese inflation fell back to zero in July while household spending dropped again, official data showed on Friday, as a slowdown in China threatens Japan's already precarious economic picture
TOKYO: Bank of Japan Gov. Haruhiko Kuroda has a new strategy to support his country's listing economy: Talking up China's.
PARIS/BRUSSELS: The new head of the International Energy Agency faces dilemmas that challenge the purpose of the body set up to protect the interests of the West in the 1970s.
JOHANNESBURG: When Chinese company Shanghai Zendai bought 1,600 hectares (4,000 acres) of land outside Johannesburg in 2013, it promised to build the "New York of Africa."
LONDON: British exports picked up in the second quarter, helping trade contribute to the economic expansion by the most in four years.
MOSCOW: Russian oil firms are increasing their ruble profits and raising production as a weak currency protects their business, which has turned into one of the world's most profitable.
RIO DE JANEIRO: Brazil has slipped into recession, the government said Friday, deepening the gloom in the world's seventh largest economy already battered by falling commodity prices, political crisis
WASHINGTON: Capital streamed out of emerging-market economies in August as panicky investors dumped equities to the tune of $8.7 billion, according to data from the Institute of International Finance.
TOKYO: Struggling electronics maker Sharp Corp. is considering selling off its mainstay liquid crystal display panel business, The Yomiuri Shimbun has learned.
ZURICH: Switzerland's economy expanded by 0.2 percent in the second quarter of this year, the Economic Affairs Ministry said Friday, allowing the country to dodge a recession.
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