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Indonesia' consumer price inflation slowed at a faster-than-expected pace in February, dragged down by lower prices of fuel and chilies, figures from Statistics Indonesia showed Monday. The consumer price index rose 6.29 percent year-over-year in February, which was slower than economists' expectations...

Chinaflag-030215.jpg Chinese policymakers are likely to show willingness to further boost economic growth, after recent economic indicators signaled moderation in activity, at the annual legislative session starting this week. The People's Bank of China reduced its benchmark rate by a quarter point in a surprise move on Saturday.

China's economic growth is set to slow to 7 percent in the first quarter of this year, a top government think tank predicted in a report published Monday, suggesting that new stimulus measures for the economy is unlikely to stop with the central bank's interest rate cuts over the weekend. The projection...

India's manufacturing sector continued to expand in February, but at the weakest pace in five months, as output and new orders increased at slower rates, survey figures from Markit Economics showed Monday. The HSBC Purchasing Managers' Index, or PMI, fell to 51.2 in February from 52.9 in the previous...

Overall operating conditions in Taiwan's manufacturing sector improved for the second straight month in February, as both output and new orders strengthened, though at slightly faster rates, survey figures from Markit Economics showed Monday. The HSBC Purchasing Managers' Index climbed to 52.1 in...

Vietnamese manufacturing sector grew at a slightly faster pace in February as output and new orders rise at a solid rate. The headline Purchasing Managers' Index edged up to 51.7 in February from 51.5 in January, Markit Economics said Monday. This marked the eighteenth successive month of expansion. An...

Indonesia's manufacturing sector contracted at a fastest rate in survey history in February, results of a survey by Markit Economics and HSBC Bank showed Monday. The HSBC PMI for the manufacturing sector fell to 47.5 in February from 48.5 in January. This marked the lowest score in survey-history...

China's central bank announced its decision to lower its key rates on Saturday. The bank cut its one-year lending rate by 0.25 percentage points to 5.35 percent. It reduced deposit rates by 0.25 percentage points to 2.5 percent. This is expected to simulate the world's second-largest economy amid...

Japan's manufacturing sector expanded at a slower rate in February, the latest survey from Markit Economics showed Monday. The manufacturing purchasing managers' index decreased to 51.6 in February from 52.2 in January. This was above the boom-or-bust level of 50 that separates expansion from contraction...

china1-230913.jpg The manufacturing sector is China expanded at a faster pace than originally reported in February, the latest survey from HSBC said on Monday with a revised PMI reading of 50.7. That's up from 49.7 in January, and it was even higher than last month's flash estimate of 50.1 - and it moves even further...

The manufacturing sector is China expanded at a faster pace than previously thought in February, the latest survey from HSBC said on Monday with a revised PMI reading of 50.7. That's up from 49.7 in January, and it was even higher than last month's flash estimate of 50.1 - and it moves even further...

Gross operating profits for companies in Australia eased a seasonally adjusted 0.2 percent on quarter in the fourth quarter of 2014, the Australian Bureau of Statistics said on Monday. That was well shy of forecasts for an increase of 0.5 percent, which would have been steady from the previous three...

foreximg-300413.jpg The manufacturing sector in South Korea expanded at a steady pace in February, the latest survey from Markit Economics revealed on Monday, with a performance of manufacturing index score of 51.1. That was unchanged from the January reading, which was the highest score since April 2013. It also...

The manufacturing sector in South Korea continued to expand at a steady pace in February, the latest survey from Markit Economics revealed on Monday, with a performance of manufacturing index score of 51.1. That was unchanged from the January reading, which was the highest score since April 2013. It...

Capital spending in Japan was up 2.8 percent on quarter in the fourth quarter of 2014, the Ministry of Finance said on Monday, coming in at 9.708 trillion yen. That missed forecasts for an increase of 4.1 percent following the 5.5 percent jump in the third quarter. Excluding software, capex gained...

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