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China July factory activity at 18-month high of 52.0

China July factory activity at 18-month high of 52.0

Last Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014, 09:11

The HSBC/Markit Flash China Manufacturing Purchasing Managers` Index rose to 52.0 in July from June`s final reading of 50.7, beating a forecast of 51.0 in a Reuters poll.

Worst economic slowdown has ended in China: US

Worst economic slowdown has ended in China: US

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 18:36

China has lived through worst economic slowdown due to its determination to deepen reforms in the world's second largest economy, prominent US economist Stephen Roach said Wednesday.

South Africa June inflation steady at 6.6%: Official data

South Africa June inflation steady at 6.6%: Official data

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 16:34

South African inflation was steady at 6.6 percent in June, as the economy continued its weak streak, data from the national statistics agency showed on Wednesday.

India likely to grow at 6% in 2014-15: Harvard Prof

India likely to grow at 6% in 2014-15: Harvard Prof

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 12:28

As per the Economic Survey, India's GDP growth rate will improve to 5.4-5.9 percent in the current fiscal after remaining at sub-5 percent level for past two years.

Euro at multi-year lows against dollar, yen

Euro at multi-year lows against dollar, yen

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 12:17

The euro is facing selling pressure as investors worry that another round of sanctions on Russia will have a knock-on effect for the eurozone.

Incipient recovery on anvil for India: SBI

Incipient recovery on anvil for India: SBI

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 15:40

India's exports are expected to rise 12-13 percent in the second quarter of the current financial year.

Spain reports record number of visitors in first half

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 15:21

The number of foreign visitors was up 7.3 percent over the figure for the same time in 2013, when the country set a new record for tourist arrivals, the tourism ministry said.

India most optimistic consumer market: Nielsen

India most optimistic consumer market: Nielsen

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 12:49

India overtook Indonesia as the most optimistic consumer market, while Portugal and Slovenia were the most pessimistic.

Japan cuts growth outlook as exports hit, imports rise

Japan cuts growth outlook as exports hit, imports rise

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 11:52

The cut was also "due to weak domestic demand following the consumption tax increase in April", the official said.

US stocks end lower as Ukraine, Gaza weigh on markets

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 09:46

At the closing bell, the Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped 47.07 points (0.28 percent) to 17,053.11.

Dollar little changed ahead of housing, inflation data

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 08:44

The report follows some other recent data showing higher inflation, although US Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen and others have downplayed those reports.

India's economy to be Asia's biggest turnaround story: Nomura

Last Updated: Sunday, July 20, 2014, 18:49

India is set to be Asia's biggest turnaround story and the country's GDP growth is expected to rise to over 6 percent in FY 2015 and over 7 percent in FY 2016, says a Nomura report.