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Oct 01, 2014

US economy: Factory activity growth slows in September

NEW YORK - US manufacturing expanded during September but the pace of growth at American factories slowed from August, which was the best monthly showing since March 2011, according to an industry report released on Wednesday... #Europe #European Union #European Monetary Union #Germany #Russia #Ukraine #FTSE #Dow Jones #Scotland #Bank of England #George Osborne #European Central Bank #Mario Draghi #Austria #Greece #France #Spain #Ireland #Italy

Sep 30, 2014

Global Central Banking in 2014, a Third Quarter Update for 25 Economies

The cross-currents of the global economy leave the world’s central banks confronting varied policy choices in the months ahead... #Asia #Bank of England #Bank of Japan #Brazil #China #European Central Bank #Federal Reserve #India #Japan #Australia #Canada #Turkey #United States

Oct 01, 2014

The Emerging Market That's Not on the Map

Investors and innovative companies have long been obsessed with emerging markets and for good reason. While growth was once a worthy objective, today's imperative is fast growth, and there are few better ways to achieve it than getting into new marke... #China #India #Western Europe

Oct 01, 2014

Time for Northern Ireland's politicians to switch focus: It's about the economy, stupid

The message from the last two days' poll findings is that politicians need to stop disputes over flags, parading and the past from choking off our present day economic prospects... #China #India #Western Europe

Oct 01, 2014

Austerity has been an utter disaster for the eurozone

All of the suffering in Europe inflicted in the service of a man-made artifice, the euro is even more tragic for being unnecessary, writes Joseph Stiglitz If the facts dont fit the theory, change the theory, goes the old adage. But too often it is ea... #Europe #Joseph Stiglitz #Germany #European Union

Oct 01, 2014

Hacked celebrities 'dumb', says proposed EU digital commissioner

Günther Oettinger, the European Union’s proposed Commissioner for the Digital Economy and Society, gave a disappointing performance at his confirmation hearing, dodging questions and calling the victims of a recent data breach “dumb.” Critics said Oe... #European Union #European Parliament

Oct 01, 2014

UK and eurozone suffer manufacturing slowdown - business live

Rolling business and financial news, as Britains factories are hit by the weakening eurozone economy and Germanys manufacturing output falls Our latest summary 11.18am BST Time for a recap. The weak eurozone economy is dragging back Britains factorie... #London #Christopher Dodd #FTSE #J Sainsbury #Terry Leahy #Philip Clarke

Oct 01, 2014

Global stocks mixed after Wall Street decline

(AP) -- Asian stocks were mixed Wednesday after Wall Street slid and and Hong Kong braced for bigger pro-democracy protests. KEEPING SCORE: Germany's Dax index was off 0.1 percent at 9,485.74 points while the CAC-40 in Paris shed 0.1 percent to 4,410... #China #Beijing #Hong Kong #Tokyo #Shanghai #India #Paris #Ford Motor Company #Manila #Sydney #Singapore #Seoul #Taipei #Wall Street #Dow Jones #Nikkei 225

Sep 30, 2014

UK GDP revised up: what the economists say

Economists have plenty to chew over from the Office for National Statistics. Here are some reactions to news that economy expanded 0.9% over April to June Britains economy was bigger and grew faster than previously thought over the second quarter , a... #China #Beijing #Hong Kong #Tokyo #Shanghai #India #Paris #Ford Motor Company #Manila #Sydney #Singapore #Seoul #Taipei #Wall Street #Dow Jones #Nikkei 225