Tuesday, July 16, 2019

BOJ Cautions Growth Risks, Policy Steady

As the risks to the global economy increases, the Bank of Japan (BOJ) is expected to tag along in a string of warnings from other policymakers of the threat to growth from protectionism and signal its resolve to keep the money plug open. Read more!

Survey: Japan’s Exports Grew slower in November, Core CPI Firm

Japan’s exports growth is seen to have eased in November, according to a survey on Friday, indicating a dimming economic outlook in the midst of the easing global demand and a US-China trade dispute. Read more here!

More Worries Await ECB, Dimmer view on Growth

The European Central Bank is still uncertain to formally end its generous bond purchase scheme on Thursday, but will take an increasingly dimmer view on growth. Read more here!

Japan Core Machinery Rises Less than Expected

Japan’s core machinery orders increased less than expected in October following an earthquake in the previous month, indicating a more subdued business investment. Read more here!

Canadian Court Decides on Bail for Huawei CFO

A Canadian provincial court deciding whether to grant bail to a top executive of Chinese telecoms giant  Huawei Technologies. Read more here!

British PM Theresa May Postpones Brexit Parliamentary Vote

British Prime Minister Theresa May on Monday cancelled a parliamentary vote on her Brexit deal to seek more concessions but the European Union refused to renegotiate and lawmakers doubted her chances of winning big changes. Read more here!

March 1 a ‘Hard Deadline’ for Talks, says Lighthizer

US-China trade negotiations need to come with a successful end by March 1 or new tariffs will be slapped, according to US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer on Sunday. Read more here!

US Employment Expected to be Easing over Economy Fears

US companies possibly maintained a solid pace of hiring in November while increasing wages for workers, indicating that the economy is still strong enough...

Australia Bank Next Rate Move Possibly Up

Australia’s central bank has some room to slash policy rates from current record lows although the next move is still likely to be an increase rather than a decrease, said Deputy Governor Guy Debelle. Read more here!

China Confident to Deal with the US over Trade War

China showed confidence on Wednesday that it can reach a trade deal with the United States. Read more here!


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