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Business 28 Oct 2009 | 12:00 AM

MIER: Sluggish economic recovery seen till 2012

PETALING JAYA: Economic recovery, both globally and locally, is expected to be sluggish till 2012, says Malaysian Institute of Economic Research executive director Prof Datuk Dr Mohamed Ariff Abdul Kareem.

Business 13 Mar 2014 | 7:37 AM

South-East Asia stocks: Weaker on global economic outlook; M'sia suffers heavy outflow

REUTERS: Most South-East Asian stocks ended weaker on Wednesday on concerns over sluggish economic growth in China and the US, with foreign investors exiting Malaysian shares.

Business 17 Sep 2010 | 12:00 AM

Gold prices at record high, oil prices fall on economic worries

NEW YORK: Gold prices were driven to a record high Thursday as worries returned about sluggish economic growth.

World 09 Jun 2013 | 11:44 AM

Brazil President Rousseff's popularity falls for first time - poll

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff's approval rating fell for the first time since her term began in January 2011 as concern about inflation and sluggish economic growth grew, the Datafolha polling agency said on Saturday.

Business 14 Dec 2016 | 12:00 AM

Thailand approves shopping tax break for consumers to boost spending

BANGKOK: Thailand's cabinet has approved a shopping tax incentive for consumers to spur spending before the end of the year, as the military government tries to lift sluggish economic growth.

Business 27 May 2011 | 12:00 AM

US stocks edge up, shaking off weak economic news

NEW YORK: Signs of a sluggish economic recovery sent government bond yields to their lowest level in a year Thursday. But strong earnings and a plea to push Microsoft's CEO aside helped push stocks higher.

World 14 Nov 2015 | 12:25 AM

France faces mounting pressure to loosen labour laws

PARIS (Reuters) - Pressure is mounting on the French government to reform strict labour laws as evidence suggests they are deterring companies from hiring full-time staff and could act as a brake on the country's sluggish economic recovery.

World 13 Jun 2018 | 5:23 AM

Colombia's rightist contender Duque seeks high investment to bolster growth

BOGOTA (Reuters) - Ivan Duque, the frontrunner to win Colombia's presidential election on Sunday, said tax cuts he is proposing would bolster investment in the Andean nation by a third over the next four years and help stimulate sluggish economic growth.

Markets 15 Nov 2017 | 8:45 AM

Hong Kong stocks end down, resources and industrial firms weigh

HONG KONG: Hong Kong stocks followed other Asian markets lower, dragged down by resources and industrial firms, amid worries over China's economic growth after sluggish economic data.