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Japan's economic growth ground to a halt in April-June as weak exports and shaky domestic demand prompted companies to cut spending, putting fresh pressure on premier Shinzo Abe to come up with policies that will produce more...
August 15, 2016 Climate Risk Is Poorly Represented in Company Financial FilingsSource: Scientific American
When issuing marketing materials and press releases, U.S. companies frequently warn that rising global temperatures could cost them money. They tout specific green projects, like solar roofs and increased efficiency. But when it...
August 15, 2016 Socially responsible investing and its valueSource: Times of India
If investing concepts earned prizes based on how much indifference they receive from the investing community, environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues might earn a trip to the winner’s circle.
Britain's exit from the European Union could be delayed until at least late 2019 because the government was too "chaotic" to start the two-year process early next year, the Sunday Times reported, citing sources it said were...
Source: Economic Calendar
Traders tempered their expectations for higher US interest rates on Friday after government data pointed to renewed weakness in the US economy at the start of the third quarter.
August 15, 2016 Nissan revolution: could new petrol engine make diesel obsolete?Source: Reuters
The technology gives the new engine the performance of turbo-charged gasoline engines while matching the power and fuel economy of today's diesel and hybrid powertrains - a level of performance and efficiency the conventional...
August 12, 2016 Euro-Area Slowdown Puts Onus on Germany as Brexit Risks GrowSource: Bloomberg
Euro-area growth slowed in line with economists’ forecasts in the second quarter, leaving the currency bloc vulnerable to any fallout from Britain’s vote to leave the European Union.
August 12, 2016 US Stock Indexes Close at Record Highs; Oil UpSource: NY Times
Strong gains by energy companies and retailers helped nudge each of the major U.S. stocks indexes to a record high close Thursday, erasing mild losses from the day before.
August 11, 2016 UBS: China's Already Started Bailing Out its BanksSource: Bloomberg Markets
An analysis of 765 banks in China by UBS AG shows that efforts to clean up the country's debt-ridden financial system are well underway, with as much as 1.8 trillion yuan ($271 billion) of impaired loans shed between 2013 and...
August 11, 2016 U.S. jobs openings increase in June, layoffs near two-year lowSource: Reuters
U.S. job openings increased in June and layoffs dropped to their lowest in nearly two years as labor market conditions tightened further, according a government report on Wednesday.
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