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Signs of Debt-fueled Recovery Evident in Chinese Economy

A recovery in factory activity, investment and household spending in the world's second largest economy appears to be fueled by a surge of new debt even as China posted its slowest economic growth since 2009.   While this comes as good news for many in the near term, there are worries that...

Chinese economy starts to feel better

In March, China's exports showed the most significant growth over the last year, by 11.5%, to $ 160.8 billion. Imports continued to decline, but the fall has slowed down. It fell in March by 1.7%. According to experts, such a growth in exports is one of the evidence of stabilization of the Chinese...

Some RBS Staffs Will Lose Their Jobs

The increasing online banking has lead to the management of RBS to decide in slashing down its manpower. According to Trade union Unite, Royal Bank of Scotland will be closing down thirty two branches, whereby reducing as many as six hundred jobs in its “retail division”.   In London along...

Ten risks for the US economy

Torsten Slok, chief economist for the International Markets in Deutsche Bank, aired the 10 major risks. He is hearing them from customers that consider these factors as hindrances to the market’s potential sources. He admits that the overall picture is rather depressing, yet in general, many of...

Overcapacity in its Steel Sector to Remain, says China

Suggesting that there would be no let-up for the beleaguered steel industry's plant closures and job losses across the globe, industry executives said that significant overcapacity will remain in China's steel sector even after planned restructuring.   As the UK foreign minister and a...

Negative Rate Move by Some Central Banks Supported by IMF

A move to negative rates by some of the world's central banks would help deliver extra monetary stimulus and ease lending conditions, said the International Monetary Fund on Sunday.   Around a quarter of the world economy by output is now experiencing official rates that are less than zero...

Big Data: the young blood of statistical economics

The economic growth of the last 30 years was largely the result of advances in information technology. The computer and Internet revolution made possible controlling all stages of production and transportation of goods across the globe. The Earth, in the words of economist Thomas Friedman, has...

China is borrowing money to buy up foreign assets

After two weeks of struggle with other contenders, Chinese insurance company Anbang suddenly refused to buy the American hotel chain Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc. for $ 14 billion. However, the Chinese’s attempt to purchase the major foreign asset is another confirmation that the...

Renewable Generation in OECD Increased by 16%

Oil, gas, and electricity generation increased in 34 OECD countries over 2015, according to the initial analysis of monthly IEA data. At that, power generation from wind and solar resources increased by 16%. The total volume of electricity generation in the OECD countries as a whole remained at the...

Irish vs Finnish Economies: Why Celtic Tiger Won

Why Ireland and Finland are on opposite sides of the euro-zone growth? Because one of them found a way out of economic difficulties. The other, on the contrary, has become a "new patient in Europe", although there was a time when the country featured an "economic miracle." Despite the fact that...
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