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World Bank to cut 500 jobs in some units as part of revamp   - 5 Hours ago
Oct 30 (Reuters) - The World Bank said it plans to cut 500 jobs over the next three years as part of a broad restructuring meant to make it more efficient but that has rattled employees. The long-expected

Asia shares edge up on brightening US prospects, BOJ awaited   - 4 Hours ago
A pedestrian uses his mobile phone as he walks past an electronic board showing the stock market indices of various countries outside a brokerage in Tokyo October 20, 2014. Credit: Reuters/Yuya Shino

Japan consumer inflation slows, piling pressure on BOJ to act   - 5 Hours ago
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's annual core consumer inflation slowed for a second straight month in September, adding to evidence the Bank of Japan will miss its 2 percent price goal even as it dismisses growing

Asia shares edge up on brightening U.S. prospects, BOJ awaited   - 3 Hours ago
A pedestrian uses his mobile phone as he walks past an electronic board showing the stock market indices of various countries outside a brokerage in Tokyo October 20, 2014. Credit: Reuters/Yuya Shino

Japan consumer inflation slows, spending down in September   - 4 Hours ago
Excluding the impact of tax increase, the September rise in core consumer prices in Japan was 1%, according to a formula by the Bank of Japan

BOJ set to keep upbeat price view even as inflation slows   - 3 Hours ago
TOKYO (Reuters) - The Bank of Japan is set to maintain its massive asset buying programme on Friday and keep its upbeat forecast that inflation will hit its 2 percent target next year, suggesting no further

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Japan Inflation Slips, Unemployment up in Sept.   - 3 Hours ago
Japan's economic recovery remained in the doldrums in September, as inflation edged lower and unemployment ticked up. The data were released Friday, as the Bank of Japan held a monetary policy meeting.

Taiwan GDP Growth Misses Estimates After Food Safety Concerns   - 3 Hours ago
Taiwan’s economy grew at a slower pace than expected last quarter as concern over food safety damped spending at restaurants. Gross domestic product rose 3.78 percent from a year earlier in the three

Nikkei surges on reports GPIF to raise stock holdings; BOJ also in focus   - 3 Hours ago
* Public pension fund to more than double stock holdings - reports * BOJ policy meeting eyed, no change in policy expected * Canon shines after share buyback announcement * Weaker yen helps exporters

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GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia shares edge up on brightening US prospects, BOJ awaited   - 4 Hours ago
* Dollar trades near 4-week highs vs yen * GPIF report lifts Japanese shares By Lisa Twaronite TOKYO, Oct 31 (Reuters) - Asian shares ticked higher on Friday on Wall Street's cheer after upbeat

UK Consumer Confidence Eases In October - GfK   - 4 Hours ago
Consumer confidence in the United Kingdom fell slightly in October, research firm GfK revealed on Friday with an index score of -2. That's down from -1 in September, and represents a three-month low.

U.K. Consumer Confidence Weakens as Euro Area Hampers Economy   - 4 Hours ago
Oct. 31 (Bloomberg) -- U.K. consumer confidence weakened this month as Britons’ outlook for the economy deteriorated, according to GfK NOP Ltd. The research group’s household-sentiment index fell to

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Japan Inflation 3.2% On Year In September   - 5 Hours ago
Consumer prices in Japan were up 3.2 percent on year in September, the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications said on Friday - below expectations for 3.3 percent, which would have been unchanged

US economy continues upward trend, contrary to many voters' perceptions (+video)   - 3 Hours ago
New GDP numbers show the economy growing at 3.5 percent, which is better than consensus forecasts. It's the last portrait of the economy before Election Day. Elaine Timms, an employee of Phoenix of Anderson,
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WRAPUP-BOJ set to keep upbeat price view even as inflation slows   - 4 Hours ago
* BOJ policy decision expected 0230-0330 GMT * Semi-annual report due 0600 GMT, Kuroda speaks 0630 GMT * BOJ to cut GDP f'cast but eye 2 pct inflation next year * Core CPI slows to 1.0 pct in

Japan inflation slows in September   - 4 Hours ago
In April, the government raised the consumption sales tax to 8 percent from 5 percent to rein in the country's debt-to-GDP ratio. It was the first tax increase in 17 years. A second tax hike to 10 percent

'Skills gap' threatening to impede economic growth in California   - 5 Hours ago
California employers aren't hiring as quickly as they could — but the economy isn't the damper. The problem? Bosses are increasingly looking for qualities that many candidates don't have. The so-called

Wall St up on GDP, earnings   - 5 Hours ago
NEW YORK: US stocks rose on Thursday, boosted by a strong reading on quarterly economic growth and by another round of upbeat earnings reports including Visa, which accounted for nearly 140 points in
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As Layoffs Dwindle, American Homeowner Preservation Aids Military Family Recovering   - 3 Hours ago
The national unemployment rate fell to 5.9 percent in September but American Homeowner Preservation continues to help struggling homeowners still recovering from recession Chicago, IL (PRWEB) October

US economy grows 3.5% in July-September   - 4 Hours ago
WASHINGTON: The US economy powered its way to a solid annual growth rate of 3.5 per cent from July through September, outpacing most of the developed world and appearing on track to extend its momentum

Tokyo Stocks Open Higher as Dollar Gains on US Economic Data   - 3 Hours ago
Tokyo stocks opened 1.02 per cent higher on Friday despite a spate of poor Japanese economic data, as the dollar rose further against the yen on robust US economic data. The Nikkei 225 index at the

Statement on behalf of the Group of 77 and China by Ms. Dayana Rios, Minister Counselor   - 3 Hours ago
Mr. Chairman, 1. I have the honor to speak on behalf of the Group of 77 and China on agenda items 132 and 66, programme budget implications of draft resolution A/69/L.3, on the programme of activities

Crude falls as Federal Reserve ends its asset-purchase program   - 4 Hours ago
NEW YORK : West Texas Intermediate oil fell after the Federal Reserve ended its asset-purchase program and US crude production surged to the highest level since the 1980s. Brent declined in London.

GDP Increases at Not-Bad 3.5 Percent Rate in 3rd Quarter   - 4 Hours ago
Today's economic news is fairly good. GDP in the third quarter which means that the slowdown at the beginning of the year really does look like it was just a blip. Aside from that one quarter, economic
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A Low-Quality GDP Report   - 4 Hours ago
Share Tweet Share Pin Email Comment Headline growth was better than expected, but an unsustainable boost from government spending and exports means
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