economy

Large parts of China relax coronavirus curbs, many places report zero new cases

Large parts of China relax coronavirus curbs, many places report zero new cases

Published 24/02/2020

BEIJING (Reuters) - Urged to restore economic activity by President Xi Jinping, large parts of China relaxed curbs on transport and movement of people on [more…]

German growth to remain weak in first quarter as coronavirus hits: Bundesbank

German growth to remain weak in first quarter as coronavirus hits: Bundesbank

Published 17/02/2020

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - German economic growth will remain weak in the first quarter of 2020, weighed down by weak exports and the coronavirus outbreak in [more…]

UK households’ confidence in finances hits record high in February: IHS Markit

UK households’ confidence in finances hits record high in February: IHS Markit

Published 17/02/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - A gauge of how Britons feel about their household finances hit its highest level on record this month, the latest sign of [more…]

Norway’s core inflation rebounds, boosting currency

Norway’s core inflation rebounds, boosting currency

Published 10/02/2020

OSLO (Reuters) - Norway’s consumer prices rose sharply in January from a year earlier, official data showed on Monday, strengthening the crown currency ahead of [more…]

Factbox: Indonesia’s parliament debates sweeping new tax bill

Factbox: Indonesia’s parliament debates sweeping new tax bill

Published 10/02/2020

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesia’s parliament will soon begin debating a sweeping new bill that proposes corporate tax cuts and seeks to make internet giants pay [more…]

Turkish inflation climbs more than expected to above 12%

Turkish inflation climbs more than expected to above 12%

Published 03/02/2020

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkey’s consumer price inflation rose a bit more than expected to 12.15% year-on-year in January, official data showed on Monday, climbing for [more…]

Kuwait could need $180 billion in financing over the next six years: IMF

Kuwait could need $180 billion in financing over the next six years: IMF

Published 27/01/2020

DUBAI (Reuters) - The International Monetary Fund estimates that Kuwait’s financing needs will amount to some $180 billion over the next six years given the [more…]

Business survey suggests U.S. labor market may have peaked

Business survey suggests U.S. labor market may have peaked

Published 27/01/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - There is an even balance in the share of U.S. businesses reporting decreases and increases in employment for the first time in [more…]