Tuesday, August 11, 2020

All posts tagged "growth"

  • Trinidad Faces Downturn as Energy Prices Collapse

    PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad – During the good times, earnings from natural gas and oil exports made the tiny Caribbean nation of Trinidad and Tobago one of the richest countries in the Western Hemisphere. The collapse in world oil...

    • Posted January 14, 2016
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  • German Economy Picked up Speed in 2015

    BERLIN – The German economy, Europe’s biggest, grew by 1.7 percent in 2015, authorities said Thursday, a slight improvement from the previous year that was fueled mainly by domestic demand. The Federal Statistical Office offered a rough...

    • Posted January 14, 2016
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  • Eurozone Industrial Production Sags in November

    BRUSSELS – Official figures show that industrial production across the 19-country eurozone fell sharply in November, a development that could weigh on the region’s economic growth during the final quarter of 2015. Eurostat, the EU’s statistics agency,...

    • Posted January 13, 2016
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  • Russia’s Ruble Slumps on First Day of Trading After Holiday

    MOSCOW – The Russian ruble fell sharply on its first day of trading after a ten-day holiday period, as a drop in the price of oil cast a shadow across the energy-exporting economy. The national currency dropped...

    • Posted January 11, 2016
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  • US Employers Hire at Blistering Pace, Defying Global Trends

    WASHINGTON – The U.S. economy is motoring ahead despite slowing global growth that caused upheavals in financial markets around the world this week. Employers added a robust 292,000 jobs last month, and the unemployment rate stayed low...

    • Posted January 8, 2016
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  • Friday’s US Jobs Report: Will Hiring Survive Global Turmoil?

    WASHINGTON – For months, U.S. employers have steadily added jobs even as global growth has flagged and financial markets have sunk. Friday’s jobs report for December may provide some hints of whether that trend can endure. Most...

    • Posted January 8, 2016
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  • World Could Face Months of Chinese Market Aftershocks

    BEIJING – The latest trigger was currency jitters, but Thursday’s plunge in Chinese stocks was just one in a series of aftershocks from last year’s boom and bust that could shake markets for months to come. Investor...

    • Posted January 7, 2016
  • Eurozone set for Better Economic Growth – China Permitting

    LONDON – It’s not ideal timing. Just as the eurozone economy finally appears to be picking up speed, its future is clouded by concerns over China and the world economy. The gyrations in Chinese financial markets this...

    • Posted January 7, 2016
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  • UK Warns of ‘Dangerous Cocktail’ of Economic Threats

    LONDON – Britain’s Treasury chief is set to warn Thursday of a “dangerous cocktail” of new threats to the economy, insisting that the country’s robust growth is not immune to troubles from abroad. George Osborne will use...

    • Posted January 7, 2016
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  • World Bank Downgrades Global Economic Forecast for 2016

    WASHINGTON – The World Bank has cut its forecast for global growth this year given weakness in the developing world. The aid agency said Wednesday that it expects the world economy to expand 2.9 percent in 2016,...

    • Posted January 6, 2016
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