Increasing demand for manufactured goods drove global factory activity higher last month but the spurt in the euro zone masked a widening disparity among some of the bloc's key members.
As year-end approaches, the global econo
The number of passengers traveling in premium seats on international markets was just 1.2 per cent higher in February compared to a year ago, down on the January result of 3.3 per cent, a report said.
Economy class passenger numbers wer
An anemic recovery in the US, a technical recession in the UK, a struggling Europe, a suffering Japan and a sluggish performance in emerging markets count among the global markets outlook for 2013, said an expert.
The issues facin
Chief financial officers (CFOs) in the Middle East reported the highest level of optimism during the second quarter of 2012, compared to 11 other geographies surveyed, a report said.
Entitled ‘Retrenching Again,’ the Deloitt
The euro zone crisis will be resolved and will not break apart and no countries will leave the zone, according to a top official of Swiss Bank Sarasin Alpen.
'The euro zone economy will stall but stock markets should recover in 2012 as
Crude oil, gold, copper and grains fell in Asian trading on Thursday as worries over approval for the eurozone's expanded rescue fund and Greece's ability to qualify for its next aid package prompted a flight to safe-haven dollar holdings.
Airbus, a unit of aerospace group EADS, eyes challenges stemming from a possible global recession brought on by the eurozone debt crisis but Asia, notably China, will provide a buffer for growth, its chief operating officer said on Thursday.
Ratings agency Standard and Poor's has lowered its economic growth forecasts for the euro zone, but said the shared currency bloc was not headed toward a new recession.
Public and private institutions have been scrambling to revise dow
Inflation in the euro zone eased in July from preceding months' peaks due to statistical changes that the European Central Bank may ignore when deciding whether to hike interest rates for a third time this year.
Eurostat said consumer pric
Brent crude rose above $112 a barrel on Monday, after Eurozone policy makers approved an emergency bailout for Greece and strong US economic data calmed fears of weakening demand in the world's largest oil consumer.
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