Posts Tagged ‘Economy’

Singapore boosts spending, projects deficit

Budget comes against the backdrop of a weakening economy, with growth hit by global trade worries
SINGAPORE • Singapore will boost spending on ...

Malaysia’s policy rate to remain unchanged

By SHAZNI ONG / Pic By ISMAIL CHE RUS
The central bank is unlikely to change interest rates based on Malaysia’s better than expected economic growth in ...

M’sian economy grew to RM1.4t in 2018

4Q18 performance within DoSM’s expectation and the economy is likely to continue growing in 1Q19
by SHAHEERA AZNAM SHAH / pic by MUHD AMIN NAHARUL ...

Germany barely skirts recession in muted 4Q

By BLOOMBERG
FRANKFURT • Germany’s economy stagnated at the end of 2018, trailing most of its peers in the euroarea, and continued trade tensions mean ...

4.7% GDP growth indicates rising momentum

By SHAHEERA AZNAM SHAH / Pic By ISMAIL CHE RUS
The country’s improving growth in its economic performance for the fourth quarter of 2018 (4Q18) ...

Services accounts for 56% of economy, growing 6.8% in 2018

By SHAHEERA AZNAM SHAH / Pic By TMR
Malaysia posted an economic expansion of 4.7% last year, lower than the 5.9% recorded in 2017. The country’s ...

Malaysia’s GDP climbs to 4.7% in 4Q18 as concerns ease

Key sectors posted positive growth as services, manufacturing, mining and quarrying rebounded in October-December 
By NG MIN SHEN / Pic By TMR ...

Malaysia’s GDP rises 4.7% in 4Q18

By NG MIN SHEN /Pic by TMR FILE
The Malaysian economy expanded 4.7% in the fourth-quarter of 2018 (4Q18), boosted by private sector activity and ...

Malaysia’s 4Q GDP picks up on spending, exports

By REUTERS / Pic By TMR
Malaysia’s economy probably grew faster in the fourth quarter (4Q) with exports and private consumption helping to snap four ...

ECB officials reviewing incoming data ‘carefully’

By BLOOMBERG
FRANKFURT • European Central Bank (ECB) officials are reviewing all incoming data on the euro-area economy “carefully”, according to the ...

UK economy wilts as Brexit jitters hit business investment

GDP grew 0.2% in 4Q as businesses cut investment for 4th consecutive quarter, the longest continuous
decline since financial ...

How bad is China’s economic slowdown? It depends on what you sell

While Apple, Caterpillar, VW and other companies are sending tremors with warnings about softness in China, others are sounding more bullish
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