economy

German manufacturing recovery remains on track in August: PMI

German manufacturing recovery remains on track in August: PMI

Published 01/09/2020

BERLIN (Reuters) - German manufacturers’ recovery from lockdown measures continued last month, with output growing at the fastest pace since February 2018, a survey showed [more…]

Brazil’s fiscal fragility stokes funding fears, despite record low rates

Brazil’s fiscal fragility stokes funding fears, despite record low rates

Published 01/09/2020

BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazil’s official interest rates and the average cost of servicing its public debt have never been lower, but investors are becoming worried [more…]

Japan’s record economic plunge wipes out Abe era gains

Japan’s record economic plunge wipes out Abe era gains

Published 17/08/2020

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan was hit by its biggest economic slump on record in the second quarter as the coronavirus pandemic emptied shopping malls and [more…]

Euro zone investor morale improves in August but recovery sluggish – Sentix

Euro zone investor morale improves in August but recovery sluggish – Sentix

Published 10/08/2020

BERLIN (Reuters) - Investor morale in the euro zone rose for a fourth consecutive month in August but the low reading suggests that the coronavirus-hit [more…]

India to promote manufacturing of some products to boost market share

India to promote manufacturing of some products to boost market share

Published 10/08/2020

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India’s government plans to promote the manufacturing of selected products, especially lines in which China enjoys a big share in the [more…]

China’s factory deflation slows in July as recovery gains strength

China’s factory deflation slows in July as recovery gains strength

Published 10/08/2020

BEIJING (Reuters) - China’s factory deflation eased in July, driven by a rise in global oil prices and as industrial activity climbed back towards pre-coronavirus [more…]

Europe cushions workforce as U.S. lifeline runs threadbare

Europe cushions workforce as U.S. lifeline runs threadbare

Published 03/08/2020

FRANKFURT/LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - - While millions of U.S. workers thrown into unemployment by the coronavirus pandemic fret about feeding their families, idled German airline [more…]

Strain on global manufacturing eases as euro zone returns to growth

Strain on global manufacturing eases as euro zone returns to growth

Published 03/08/2020

LONDON/TOKYO (Reuters) - Euro zone manufacturing activity expanded modestly last month, its first growth since early 2019, and Asia’s pain eased as the contraction slowed [more…]

Spanish factory activity grows in July after long lockdown, car sales up

Spanish factory activity grows in July after long lockdown, car sales up

Published 03/08/2020

MADRID (Reuters) - Spanish factory activity expanded in July, rebounding from its worst slowdown in almost 12 years as the economy revived after the government [more…]