Posts Tagged ‘GDP’

Politics looms over Thai economy on election stress

GDP expanded 3.7% in 4Q, while full-year 2018 growth was 4.1% and the 2019 forecast is 3.5%-4.5%
BANGKOK • Political tension has emerged as a threat to ...

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 ...

MED to create 50,000 entrepreneurs

By BERNAMA / Pic By TMR
The Ministry of Entrepreneur Development (MED) aims to produce 50,000 small and medium entrepreneurs in order to increase their ...

Thai GDP could boost baht’s rally further

Data due today is expected to show the Thai economy grew 3.6% in 4Q
By BLOOMBERG SINGAPORE • The baht is looking to repeat its ...

Ringgit to find support in domestic economy over mixed performance

Other economic indicators provided by the central bank last week are also perceived as supportive for further ringgit appreciation
By MARK RAO / Pic By ...

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) ...

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 ...

Improved IPI support 2018 GDP growth between 4.8% and 4.9%, says Ong

The confidence is backed by a healthy growth of manufacturing and the restored position of the mining production
By SHAZNI ONG / Pic By ...

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 ...

Slump in German factory orders fan recession fears

FRANKFURT • German factory orders unexpectedly dropped for a second month in December, adding to signs that Europe’s largest economy is facing a more ...

Indonesia shows resilience as 4Q GDP beats forecasts

Growth in South-East Asia’s biggest economy has been hovering around 5% since 2016
by BLOOMBERG JAKARTA • Indonesia’s economy grew faster than ...

Farewell to the Goldilocks economy?

Overall, 2019 looks likely to be a more challenging year for the Muslim world
by PROF DR OBIYATHULLA ISMATH BACHA / pic by BLOOMBERG In 2018, the ...