Posts Tagged ‘inflation’

ADB maintains forecast of Malaysia’s 2019 GDP at 4.5%

by NG MIN SHEN / pic by TMR FILE
THE Asian Development Bank (ADB) maintained Malaysia’s economic growth forecast, but revised the growth outlook for ...

Fitch affirms Malaysia’s rating at A- with stable outlook

The key rating drivers for the country is its strong and broad-based medium-term growth with a diversified export base
by SHAZNI ONG / pic by MUHD ...

Fed’s Williams says central banks should prepare for slow growth

By BLOOMBERG
NEW YORK • Monetary policymakers around the world should review their strategies to prepare for a future of slow economic growth and low ...

Aussie central bank sticks to neutral rate stance

By BLOOMBERG
SYDNEY • Australian central bank chief Philip Lowe (picture) dashed expectations of an interest-rate cut, looking through recent ...

Half of economists expect BoJ’s next move to be more easing

By BLOOMBERG
TOKYO • About half of economists now expect the Bank of Japan’s (BoJ) next policy move to be monetary easing, including three who see it ...

Most miserable economy sees 7-figure inflation

By BLOOMBERG
SINGAPORE • Inflation that’s projected to reach an eyeball-popping eight million percent this year has left Venezuela saddled with the ...

UK inflation stays below target on games, cheaper food

By BLOOMBERG
LONDON • UK inflation unexpectedly stayed below target last month as higher fuel prices were offset by the cost of food and computer ...

BoJ must couple easing with unwinding vision

By BLOOMBERG
TOKYO • The Bank of Japan (BoJ) needs a vision for eventually unwinding its massive asset purchases if it eases policy further, according ...

India’s central bank cuts interest rate with more policy easing expected

By BLOOMBERG
MUMBAI • India’s central bank delivered a back-to-back interest rate cut yesterday and fuelled speculation of more policy easing after ...

Inflation diverges in SE Asia’s 2 biggest economies

BANGKOK • Inflation in South-East Asia’s two biggest economies, Indonesia and Thailand, diverged in March, putting the two nations on possibly different ...

BNM: Outstanding loans lower in February

Net financing recorded annual growth of 5.8% in February, down from 5.9% in January
by NG MIN SHEN / pic by MUHD AMIN NAHARUL NET financing growth ...

China’s economy shows more signs of recovery

BEIJING • China’s economy is showing further signs of recovery after months of slowdown, though downward pressures still persist.
That’s according to ...