Tag Archives: Economic

Finance minister Aso: Japan-US dialogue to address economic policies, trade and investment

TOKYO: Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso said on Tuesday that Japan and the United States would aim to strengthen trade and investment ties between the two countries as well as among Asia-Pacific countries. “We will discuss economic policies and strengthening of trade and investment relations and economic cooperation among countries in the Asia-Pacific region as… Read More »

Brazil's Temer, in battle for survival, plans economic stimulus

BRASILIA: President Michel Temer, fighting for survival over corruption allegations against him and his government, is planning new measures to jump start a stalled economy, improve his dismal approval ratings and stifle calls for his resignation. The stimulus measures, to be unveiled this week, include steps to relieve indebted consumers and also force credit card… Read More »

Insight – In economic crisis, Putin helps a mogul he once attacked

MOSCOW: Last month, three major banks rescued industrialist Igor Zyuzin’s coal and steel firm Mechel from what would have been Russia’s biggest ever corporate collapse. The bailout was unusual in a country where so many decisions often lead back to President Vladimir Putin or his inner circle. Zyuzin has long been an outsider, a multi-millionaire… Read More »

Peru's Kuczynski to name economic consultant as mines minister

LIMA: Peru’s President-elect Pedro Pablo Kuczynski will appoint Gonzalo Tamayo, a leading economist for local consulting firm Macroconsult, as his energy and mines ministry in his first cabinet, a source said on Tuesday. Tamayo will be tasked with overseeing major policy decisions on mining as investments in the country’s key sector have tumbled on weak… Read More »

How Investors Use Forex Daily Economic News Updates

Forex daily economic news updates move the market, sometimes radically. Economic news of different countries include reports on employment, productivity, consumer sentiment, manufacturing and trade balances. This is either good for the country and increases the value of their currency or indicates a problem and causes the currency value to go down. Investors in this… Read More »