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Business 26 Mar 2013 | 12:00 AM

JPMorgan upgrades Malaysian equities

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian equities have been upgraded to an “overweight” by JPMorgan in a report, which advised investors to buy quality growth stocks whose businesses relied on domestic demand and Economic Transformation Programme (ETP)-related growth.

Economy 11 Jan 2016 | 2:41 AM

China will find it tough to achieve over 6.5 percent growth over 2016-2020

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.

Economy 26 Aug 2013 | 12:14 PM

China economy showing clear signs of stabilisation

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.

Business 27 Dec 2006 | 12:00 AM

9.5% growth seen for China next year

China's economy is expected to maintain robust, relatively inflation free growth next year, a state think tank and central bank officials said yesterday.

Forex 26 Jan 2018 | 12:00 AM

US dollar weakness seen persisting in short term

KUALA LUMPUR: The persistent weakness in the US dollar is surprising and could continue to persist in the short term, said Standard Chartered Bank’s global chief economist David Mann.

Economy 05 Jan 2018 | 12:00 AM

China to stick with ‘around 6.5%’ growth target

BEIJING: China will keep its target for economic growth at “around 6.5%” in 2018, unchanged from last year, policy sources told Reuters, as it seeks to balance efforts to reduce debt risks while keeping the world’s second-largest economy stable.

Economy 13 Dec 2016 | 12:00 AM

China urged to target 6.5% economic growth in 2017

SHANGHAI: China should set an economic growth target of around 6.5% for 2017, although it is very likely that it will be able to exceed that level, the State Information Centre said.

Economy 03 Sep 2016 | 12:00 AM

Light at the end of the tunnel?

IT’S a wrap for the second quarter result to 2016, and it looks like while earnings may still be weak, early signs of a less fragile economy is starting to show.

Business 26 May 2016 | 10:38 PM

US business spending mired in weakness, but economy picking up

WASHINGTON: U.S. business spending intentions weakened in April for a third straight month amid soft demand for machinery, but a surge in contracts to purchase previously owned homes to a 10-year high supported views economic growth was gaining speed.