Posts Tagged ‘Economy’

Malaysia’s GDP grows 4.4% in 3Q18

By NG MIN SHEN / TMR file pix
Malaysia’s economy expanded 4.4% in the third-quarter of 2018 (3Q18), driven largely by consumer and private sector ...

China’s economy hints at improvement amid consumer gloom

Better infrastructure investment and industrial production signal that govt stimulus finally passing through into real economy
by BLOOMBERG BEIJING • ...

Japan’s economy shrinks for 2nd time in 2018

TOKYO • Japan’s economy shrank for a second time this year after an earthquake, typhoons and torrential rain battered production at home and exports ...

German economy contracts for 1st time since 2015 on auto industry

FRANKFURT • The German economy shrank for the first time since early 2015 after the auto industry took a hit.
The 0.2% contraction in the third ...

World economy risks returning to sync, this time to the downside

Most economists forecast growth will ebb a bit in 2019 on the back of protectionism, higher interest rates and the fading support of tax cuts
by ...

A RM315b budget and who gets the lion’s share

The Education Ministry is the single-largest recipient with a RM60b allocation
BY DASHVEENJIT KAUR / Pic By BERNAMA The Pakatan Harapan government ...

Chinese equities — don’t wait for the bottom

Current market valuation for China’s equities for onshore and offshore suggests an extremely attractive rating
By JERRY LEE CHEE YEONG / Pic By ...

Euro-area economy cools, Italy stagnates

FRANKFURT • The euro-area economy unexpectedly grew at its weakest in more than four years and a measure of confidence hinted at a more protracted ...

Nation robbed of billions by contraband cigarettes, says IDEAS

Malaysia’s open and porous borders and claims of weak enforcements are blamed for the rising imports of illegal cigarettes
By MARK RAO The rising trade ...

C2C economy will create loophole for proposed digital tax

It is not easy to track online transactions between consumers, according to Frost & Sullivan
By RAHIMI YUNUS / Pic By ISMAIL CHE RUS The ...

World’s fastest-growing economy isn’t creating jobs like before

By BLOOMBERG
NEW DELHI • In India, the world’s fastest-expanding economy, the link between growth and job creation is weakening. New research from the ...

Knowledge — key to growth in Malaysia

It is necessary to meaningfully participate in an increasingly knowledge-based global economy
By PHILIP STEVENS / Pic By BLOOMBERG The global economy ...