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forex-091714.jpg Singapore's non-oil domestic exports (NODX) rebounded in August, exceeding the consensus estimate, a report from the International Enterprise Singapore showed Wednesday. NODX recovered by 6 percent year-over-year in August following the 3.3 percent drop in July. This was faster than the 2.5 percent...

Singapore's non-oil domestic exports, or NODX, rebounded at a faster than expected rate in August, a report from the International Enterprise Singapore showed Wednesday. NODX recovered by 6 percent year-over-year in August following the 3.3 percent drop in July. This was faster than the 2.5 percent...

The outlook for Australia's economy remains stuck in neutral, the latest leading index from Westpac Bank and the Melbourne Institute revealed on Wednesday - sliding 0.1 percent on month in August. That followed the 0.1 percent decline in July. However, Westpac chief economist Bill Evans is expecting...

NewZealandcpi-071510.jpg New Zealand posted a seasonally adjusted current account deficit of NZ$2.0 billion in the second quarter of 2014, Statistics New Zealand said on Wednesday. That followed the downwardly revised NZ$0.6 billion shortfall (originally a surplus of NZ$1.407 billion). "The value of goods exports fell...

New Zealand had a seasonally adjusted current account deficit of NZ$2.0 billion in the second quarter of 2014, Statistics New Zealand said on Wednesday. That deficit was up NZ$1.4 billion from the first quarter. For the year ended June 2014, the current account deficit was NZ$5.8 billion (2.5 percent...

New Zealand will on Wednesday release Q2 numbers for current account, setting the pace for a modest day in Asia-Pacific economic activity. The current account is expected to reflect a deficit of NZ$1.00 billion after showing a surplus of NZ$1.407 billion in the first quarter. Australia will see...

South Korea will implement expansionary macroeconomic policies until they produce tangible results, Finance Minister Choi Kyung-hwan said Tuesday. The economy grew 3 percent in 2013 and is forecast to expand 3.7 percent this year. He said the economy will return to 4 percent growth trajectory next...

Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda said the Japan economy has been on a path suggesting that the 2 percent price stability target will be achieved as expected. But "we are only halfway there," he said. At a meeting with business leaders in Osaka, he said the decline in demand following the sales...

Foreign direct investment in China declined notably in August, figures from the Ministry of Commerce showed Tuesday. Investment inflows decreased 14 percent from last year to $7.2 billion. The decline was followed by an another 17 percent fall in July. During January to August, inbound investment...

The Reserve Bank of Australia will on Tuesday release the minutes from its September monetary policy meeting, highlighting a light day for Asia-Pacific economic activity. At the meeting, the RBA retained the cash rate at a record low 2.50 percent. Japan will see August figures for Tokyo condominium...

OECD-Interim-Global-091514.jpg The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development on Monday downgraded its growth outlook for major developed nations and urged the European Central Bank to take further steps to boost demand as slow growth in the euro area was the most worrying feature of the projections.

RBI-Raghuram-Rajan-091514.jpg While a stable government helps India to stand out among its emerging market peers, the economic recovery remains uneven amid weak industrial production and easing inflation, Reserve Bank of India Governor Raghuram Rajan said Monday. Speaking at a banking conference in Mumbai, Rajan said, "Recovery is still uneven."

The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development lowered its growth outlook for major developed nations and urged the European Central Bank to take further steps to boost demand. In its interim economic assessment, the OECD said a moderate expansion is underway in most major advanced and...

India's wholesale price inflation slowed more-than-expected in August to the lowest in almost five years, data from the Ministry of Commerce and Industry revealed Monday. The wholesale price index gained 3.74 percent in August from last year, slower than the 5.19 percent increase in the prior month....

The Bank for International Settlements sees risks from rising corporate leverages in some emerging markets. Companies in major EMEs borrowed almost $375 billion during 2009-12, more than double their debt issuance in the four-year period prior to the crisis, the Basel-based BIS said in its quarterly...