Posts Tagged ‘GDP’

Economic growth steady despite slowdown

By ALIFAH ZAINUDDIN / Pic By ISMAIL CHE RUS
MALAYSIA’S economic growth has so far remained steady this year in the face of rising trade tensions, ...

RM1,035t in debt — the world’s post-Lehman legacy

By Brian Chappatta / BLOOMBERG
In MANY ways, all the talk about global central banks beginning a “great unwind” of their extraordinary monetary ...

EM currencies at the frontline of contagion fears

Asean currencies to face some selling pressure, but risk of contagion spreading will likely be contained
By NG MIN SHEN / Pic By TMR The Indonesian ...

India’s services gauge rises at slower pace

By BLOOMBERG
MUMBAI • India’s main services index expanded in August at the slowest pace in three months, signalling that demand may be cooling in the ...

Cradle investments to contribute RM31b to GDP by 2030

The CIP contributed RM3.4b to the country’s economy between 2008 and 2016
By KEVIN WONG / Pic By ISMAIL CHE RUS Cradle Fund Sdn Bhd said ...

India posts world-beating growth to shrug off trade war fears

NEW DELHI • India’s economy expanded at the fastest pace in nine quarters, as strong domestic consumption and robust manufacturing growth overwhelmed any ...

Bank of Thailand governor strikes hawkish tone as GDP gains 4.6%

BANGKOK • Thailand’s central bank governor struck a hawkish tone after robust economic growth data yesterday, saying officials are waiting for the right ...

Modi, opponents spar over old GDP

NEW DELHI • How fast did India’s economy expand 11 years ago? It’s a question that has kicked up a political row in the country.
Prime Minister ...

Malaysia’s 2Q18 GDP falls short of expectations at 4.5%

by NG MIN SHEN & FARA AISYAH
Malaysia’s economy grew 4.5% in the second-quarter of 2018 (2Q18), lower than the estimates of around 4.9%. Bank ...

Singapore’s 2Q GDP growth disappoints as construction slumps

SINGAPORE • Singapore’s economy grew at a slower pace in the second quarter (2Q) than initially projected as construction plunged.
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Malaysia’s GDP growth to ease to 5.2% in 2Q, says StanChart

The research house is reducing its investment due to the halt of several mega infrastructure projects
By SHAHEERA AZNAM SHAH / Pic By BLOOMBERG ...

Goldman says American factories more competitive than you think

By BLOOMBERG
HONG KONG • American manufacturers remain competitive and lower goods exports aren’t solely to blame for a widening US trade deficit and ...