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South Korea’s economy expands 3.2 percent in 3Q

By Fri, Oct 24, 2014 11:41AM UTC Comments Off

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea's economic growth slowed to 3.2 percent in the third quarter, the lowest in five quarters, as weakness in exports and spending by companies offset the boost from government stimulus....

China manufacturing fails to fire in October

By Thu, Oct 23, 2014 12:24PM UTC Comments Off A production line of air conditioners at a factory in Zhuhai in south China's Guangdong province.  China is creating more production capacity than the world can consume.  Pic: AP.

BEIJING (AP) — A gauge of the health of China's manufacturing industry inched higher in October but factory output was at a five-month low in a sign of slowing domestic and foreign demand....

China’s economic growth expected to slow

By Tue, Oct 21, 2014 9:20AM UTC Comments Off A port in China. Pic: AP.

A research group says it expects China's economy to slow over the next decade....

World markets roiled by emerging economy woes

By Sat, Jan 25, 2014 8:00AM UTC Comments Off Pic: AP.

AMSTERDAM (AP) — Global stock markets sold off Friday as investors were spooked by a possible slowdown in emerging economies, the main engine of growth since the 2008 financial crisis, and the prospect of tighter monetary policy in developed countries. If interest rates in the U.S. or Europe rise, huge investment flows are likely to...

Asia stocks quiet in holiday-muted trade

By Fri, Sep 20, 2013 2:51PM UTC Comments Off Pic: AP.

BANGKOK (AP) — Japan’s benchmark stock index fell Friday while markets elsewhere in Asia were quiet or closed, two days after the Fed announced it would keep its unprecedented stimulus program in place. The Nikkei 225 index in Tokyo gave up early gains and fell 0.2 percent to 14,736.44. Markets elsewhere also ran out of...

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