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Marius Zaharia

Global factory growth slowing; China-U.S. trade war biting

01 Aug 2018

LONDON/HONG KONG Factory growth stuttered across the world in July, heightening concerns about the global economic outlook as an intensifying trade conflict between the United States and China sent shudders through trading partners.

Light touch: China lets yuan slide run into fifth month, no floor in sight

01 Aug 2018

SHANGHAI/HONG KONG China's uncharacteristically laissez-faire approach to its swiftly declining currency is spawning market speculation that the yuan is part of an economic stimulus toolkit and will be allowed to weaken more over the rest of the year.

GLOBAL ECONOMY-Asian factories slow as China-U.S. trade conflict intensifies

01 Aug 2018

HONG KONG, Aug 1 Manufacturing activity across Asia slowed in July, deepening concerns about the region's economic outlook as an intensifying trade conflict between the United States and China sent shudders through their trading partners.

How trade war with U.S. can hurt growth in China and beyond

06 Jul 2018

HONG KONG The United States is due to impose tariffs on $34 billion of goods it imports from China on Friday. Tariffs on an extra $16 billion may come later.

How trade war with U.S. can hurt growth in China and beyond

06 Jul 2018

HONG KONG The United States is due to impose tariffs on $34 billion of goods it imports from China on Friday. Tariffs on an extra $16 billion may come later.

How trade war with U.S. can hurt growth in China and beyond

06 Jul 2018

HONG KONG The United States is due to impose tariffs on $34 billion of goods it imports from China on Friday. Tariffs on an extra $16 billion may come later.

Trade frictions disrupt global factory growth

02 Jul 2018

BENGALURU/HONG KONG Manufacturing activity took a hit in June across Europe and Asia, with exporters losing momentum even before promised trade tariffs kick in, underscoring worries the U.S. administration's protectionist policies could derail global growth. | Video

Select few emerging Asian economies comfortable with Fed hikes

18 Jun 2018

HONG KONG Higher U.S. rates are rattling many emerging markets in much the same way past tightening cycles did, but the Federal Reserve's hawkishness could also bring cheer for a small group of Asian economies that wouldn't mind seeing their currencies weaken.

Mahathir's shock Malaysian election win raises populist economics spectre

10 May 2018

HONG KONG Mahathir Mohamad's shock Malaysian election win has raised concerns his populist promises could undermine economic prospects at an increasingly challenging time for emerging markets, despite hopes elsewhere he may revive his bold approach to economic management.

Mahathir's shock Malaysian election win raises populist economics specter

10 May 2018

HONG KONG Mahathir Mohamad's shock Malaysian election win has raised concerns his populist promises could undermine economic prospects at an increasingly challenging time for emerging markets, despite hopes elsewhere he may revive his bold approach to economic management.

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