You have searched for "growth GDP"
Showing 61-70 of 88
SHANGHAI: China will face great difficulty in achieving economic growth above 6.5 percent over the 2016-2020 period due to slowing global demand and rising labor costs at home, the China Securities Journal quotes a top state adviser as saying.
SEOUL: South Korea's central bank said the fiscal health of the country's household sector has worsened slightly as debt growth outpaced income growth in the second half of the year.
WASHINGTON: U.S. employers hired the fewest workers in nearly three years in December, but the setback was likely to be temporary amid signs that unusually cold weather may have had an impact.
Thailand's economy is likely to have grown 2.8% in 2013, down from 3% forecast earlier this month, due to weaker-than-expected exports and domestic demand while anti-government protests in Bangkok are hurting confidence, a senior official from the finance ministry said on Thursday.
China's economy is showing clear signs of stabilisation, helped by policy support and some improvement in global demand, and is on track to meet the government's 2013 growth target of 7.5%, the state statistics bureau said on Monday.
As to be expected, markets ignored the “if” and the “could” and freaked out with the usual knee-jerk reaction, as though the Fed would start winding-down later in the year the QE3 easy money policies (currently at a US$85bil monthly clip in asset purchases) and bring it to a halt by mid-2014. Investors fled stocks and bonds, fretting the era of ultra-low interest rates and abundant easy central bank cash may soon end, resulting in interest rate hikes and falling bond prices.