EghtesadOnline: Japan’s government left its assessment of the economy unchanged in June, after revising it down twice in the past three months, even as the escalating US-China trade war threatens to take a heavier toll on global growth.
EghtesadOnline: Stocks climbed in Asia after Japanese corporate earnings, Chinese manufacturing and South Korean export data reinforced confidence in global growth.
EghtesadOnline: Stocks extended to fresh highs as economic data in China boosted optimism for global growth.
EghtesadOnline: Asian stocks climbed outside of China, with Japanese shares rallying after a three-day holiday, amid optimism on improving global growth following Emmanuel Macron’s victory as France’s next president.
EghtesadOnline: Asian stocks extended a global rally after corporate results and hopes of U.S. tax reform boosted optimism for global growth. Weakness in the yen lifted Japanese equities for a fifth day.
EghtesadOnline: World trade is on track to expand by 2.4% this year, though there is “deep uncertainty” about economic and policy developments, particularly in the United States, the World Trade Organization said on Wednesday.
EghtesadOnline: Asian shares started the week modestly higher on Monday after a bumper quarter as investors look to the shape of U.S. trade and economic policies and how they could affect global growth.
EghtesadOnline: Asian shares inched ahead on Wednesday while the dollar and commodities held gains as investors shook off disappointment about U.S. President Donald Trump's failed healthcare bill and focused on an improving outlook for global growth.
EghtesadOnline: Expect more good news than bad when it comes to global growth this year, led by recoveries in several of Latin America’s largest economies, a pickup in the U.S., and continued robustness from China and India.
EghtesadOnline: International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde said on Saturday that global growth was gaining strength, but cautioned that the "wrong" policies "could stop the new momentum in its tracks."