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Chief Economist's Weekly Brief - The fall

UK businesses appear in decent shape. Turnover is up as are Corporation Tax receipts. Yet sterling has lost roughly one-tenth of its value since June and that’s raising input costs and squeezing profits. 781 more words


BNP Paribas: Singapore only Asian economy to see nominal GDP contraction in Q2; MAS forex approach may end up hurting more

(Source: www.businesstimes.com.sg)

Singapore is the only Asian economy to have seen a nominal contraction in gross domestic product (GDP) in the second quarter of this year, and the foreign exchange-based policy approach of the country’s central bank is hurting the real economy than supporting it, said French bank BNP Paribas. 585 more words

Money Matters

Five reasons investors need to be cautious while looking at companies’ financial results

Investors need to keep in mind that many companies often try to highlight their positive numbers rather than the loopholes involved in respective financial results. But those numbers could involve manipulating the figures, which might lead to fraud by misleading investors. 1,056 more words

Australian Economy

Four key things about US economic health in terms of income and poverty


In September 2016, the US Census Bureau released its annual poverty report declaring that 43.1 million Americans lived in poverty in 2015. Let’s now have a look on five key things on US income and poverty data. 963 more words

The Top 10 Poorest Countries in Africa

Africa is the world’s second largest continent by both size and population. The continent occupies an area covering 30.3 million km2 including the adjacent islands, which is about 6% of the total surface area of the earth. 1,935 more words


Canada's Economy Shrivels!

New reports have been released and the results are not what we hoped for. According to latest data, the second quarter of Canada’s economy shrank to the weakest quarter we have seen in seven years. 333 more words

How has the Euro era worked out for the economy of Portugal?

It is time again to take a look at the economy of what is the oldest ally of England and Wales. Yes so old that it precedes the union with Scotland. 1,238 more words

General Economics