Tuesday, October 21, 2014
Australian banks' confidence in the investor property market is a sign that property loans are expected to hold up for a while more.
The British economy will slow down sharply next year due to political uncertainty and a potential referendum on membership of the EU, a leading forecaster said on Monday.
German retail giant Metro AG on Monday reported a four-percent decline in its yearly sales to 63 billion euros (US$80 billion), largely because of a strong euro and divestments.
A consortium of investors from Hong Kong and Abu Dhabi is interested in buying the Reebok brand from Adidas for 1.7 billion euros (US$2.2 billion), The Wall Street Journal reported Sunday.
Asian stock markets rose Monday, led by a 4 percent surge in Japan, after Wall Street's rebound eased nerves about the outlook for the world economy and investors looked ahead to a report on China's economic growth.
The dollar strengthened against the euro and yen in Asia on Monday, in line with a regional equities rally after a surge on Wall Street at the end of last week.
Oil prices rose in Asia Monday, lifted by a surge in equities following last week's sharp gains on Wall Street, but analysts said prices remain weighed by weak demand in an oversupplied market.
Monday, October 20, 2014
More than half of Taiwanese workers whose main source of income is their salary are trying to beat wage stagnation by working harder to show their bosses that they deserve a higher pay, according to a survey by 1111 Job Bank., 1 Comment
The Seychelles on Friday sealed its entry to the World Trade Organization, the Geneva-based body whose 160 members set the rules of global commerce said Friday.
Enterprises raised almost NT$390 billion (US$12.83 billion) in funds in the local capital market for the first nine months of this year as the government reduced red tape to encourage companies to seek funds for future expansion, according to the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TWSE, 台灣證券交易所).