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Brazil’s industrial production shows recovery signs


September 13th, 2012 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Sep 13 (IANS) Brazil's industrial production is showing signs of recovery, central bank President Alexandre Tombini said.At a public Senate hearing Wednesday, Tombini said that now Brazil ... Read more...

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IIP grows 0.1 percent in July, government calls meeting to revive manufacturing (Lead)


September 12th, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) India's industrial output grew in July, reversing the contraction in June, but at a marginal 0.1 percent from a year earlier, government data showed ... Read more...

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Industrial output in July grows at 0.1 percent


September 12th, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) India's industrial production grew in July, reversing the contraction in June, but at a marginal 0.1 percent from a year earlier, government data showed Wednesday.According ... Read more...

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Growth up in China’s non-manufacturing sector


September 3rd, 2012 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 3 (IANS) The Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) of China's non-manufacturing sector, a key economic indicator, rose 0.7 percentage point to 56.3 percent in August, new survey results indicate.The ... Read more...

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China’s manufacturing activity slows to nine-month low (Lead)


September 1st, 2012 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 1 (IANS) China's manufacturing activity further slid in August with the purchasing managers index (PMI) standing at 49.2 percent, the lowest pace in nine months.The PMI reading in ... Read more...

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China’s manufacturing activity slows


September 1st, 2012 - 11:40 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 1 (IANS) China's manufacturing activity further slid in August with the purchasing managers index (PMI) standing at 49.2 percent, the lowest pace in nine months.The PMI reading in ... Read more...

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India’s domestic aviation sector worst performer globally


August 30th, 2012 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) India's civil aviation sector was the worst performer globally in July as the domestic passenger traffic contracted 1.1 percent year-on-year, the International Air Transport Association ... Read more...

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Spanish economy shrinks


August 29th, 2012 - 11:23 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, Aug 29 (IANS/EFE) The Spanish economy shrank 0.4 percent in the second quarter after a contraction of 0.3 percent in the first three months of the year, the National ... Read more...

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‘Deteriorating eurozone crisis may slow Chinese economy’


August 25th, 2012 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, Aug 25 (IANS) A further deterioration in the eurozone debt crisis could slow China's economic growth, a team of economists said in a report. The economists from the National ... Read more...

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Singapore’s export growth slows moderately


August 17th, 2012 - 12:57 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, Aug 17 (IANS) Singapore's non-oil domestic exports (NODX) grew by 5.8 percent year on year in July, following the 6.6 percent increase in the previous month, trade promotion agency ... Read more...

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Inflation down by 6.87 percent


August 14th, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) India's headline inflation fell to 6.87 percent in July from 7.25 percent in the previous month, putting pressure on the Reserve Bank of India to ... Read more...

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Singapore’s GDP contracts


August 10th, 2012 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, Aug 10 (IANS) Singapore's economy shrank by 0.7 percent on quarter in the second quarter, reversing the 9.5 percent growth in the previous quarter, said trade and industry ministry ... Read more...

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Factory output dips by 1.8 percent in June (Roundup)


August 9th, 2012 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) India's industrial output dropped 1.8 percent in June, the third time in four months, due to a sharp contraction in manufacturing production, government data ... Read more...

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June industrial output data disappointing: Chidambaram


August 9th, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) Finance Minister P. Chidambaram Thursday voiced disappointment over the June industrial output data and said the government would try to remove hurdles in critical ... Read more...

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India’s industrial output drops by 1.8 percent in June (Lead)


August 9th, 2012 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) India's industrial output dropped by 1.8 percent in June due to a sharp contraction in manufacturing production, government data showed Thursday. Factory output has ... Read more...

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Industrial output drops by 1.8 percent in June


August 9th, 2012 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) India's industrial output dropped by 1.8 percent in June due to a sharp contraction in manufacturing production, government data showed Thursday.The factory output has ... Read more...

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Australian construction industry in doldrums


August 7th, 2012 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Aug 7 (IANS) Construction activity in Australia fell in July for the 26th straight month because of ongoing poor demand for work and subdued workloads, a survey released Tuesday ... Read more...

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British economy prospects grim, says think-tank


August 4th, 2012 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS) The prospects for the British economy over the next six months are grim, and have worsened quickly this year, according to a report by a London ... Read more...

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China non-manufacturing sector’s growth slows


August 3rd, 2012 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 3 (IANS) The Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) of China's non-manufacturing sector, a key economic indicator, dropped 1.1 percentage points to 55.6 percent in July, new survey results have ... Read more...

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US manufacturing sector contracts in July


August 2nd, 2012 - 5:05 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 2 (IANS) The US manufacturing sector shrank for the second consecutive month in July, a survey showed Wednesday.The US Institute of Supply Management (ISM) manufacturing index, also known ... Read more...

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China’s manufacturing sector growth slows


August 1st, 2012 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 1 (IANS) China's manufacturing sector expanded at its slowest pace in eight months, China Daily reported Wednesday.The purchasing managers index (PMI) for the sector eased to 50.1 percent ... Read more...

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Spanish economy contracts


July 31st, 2012 - 1:06 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, July 31 (IANS) The Spanish economy contracted 0.4 percent in the second quarter of the year, the Spanish National Statistical Institute (INE) reported.The main cause of this economic downturn ... Read more...

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Japan’s factory output drops


July 30th, 2012 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, July 30 (IANS) Japan's industrial output was down 0.1 percent in June from the previous month, marking the third consecutive month of contraction, a government report said Monday.The index ... Read more...

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US petroleum demand falls


July 21st, 2012 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 21 (IANS) The overall petroleum demand in the US slipped again in June after edging up in May -- the only month witnessing year-on-year monthly increase in the ... Read more...

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South Korea’s retail sales retreat


July 19th, 2012 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, July 19 (IANS) Sales at South Korea's major discount outlets and department stores retreated last month due to weak demand for groceries and clothes, a government report showed Thursday.Total ... Read more...

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Canadian benchmark interest rate remains at one percent


July 18th, 2012 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
Ottawa, July 18 (IANS) A deteriorating global economy prompted Canada's central bank to leave its benchmark interest rate unchanged at one percent Tuesday.The deceleration in growth for China and other ... Read more...

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Industrial output rises in May but recovery probability low (Second Lead)


July 12th, 2012 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Chennai, July 12 (IANS) India's industrial output grew by 2.4 percent in May as against 0.9 percent contraction in the previous month, led by rebound in manufacturing and electricity ... Read more...

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Sensex dips 257 points; Infosys, Wipro slump (Roundup)


July 12th, 2012 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 12 (IANS) A benchmark index of Indian equities markets slumped 1.5 percent Thursday after Infosys announced disappointing earnings for the June quarter that led to a ... Read more...

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Industrial output rises by 2.4 percent in May (Lead)


July 12th, 2012 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) India's industrial output grew by 2.4 percent in May as against 0.9 percent contraction in the previous month, led by rebound in manufacturing and electricity ... Read more...

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US service sector grows in June


July 6th, 2012 - 3:45 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 6 (IANS) The US non-manufacturing sector expanded for the 30th straight month in June, but at a slower pace, a survey revealed Thursday.The Non-Manufacturing Index (NMI), which measures ... Read more...

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Britain’s construction sector contracts


July 4th, 2012 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 4 (IANS) The construction sector in Britain saw the sharpest fall in June for two and a half years, said a Markit/CIPS market sensitive survey report.The Markit/CIPS Construction ... Read more...

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China non-manufacturing sector’s growth picks up


July 3rd, 2012 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 3 (IANS) China's non-manufacturing sector grew at a faster rate in June as the world's second-largest economy showed signs of stabilizing.The Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) of China's non-manufacturing ... Read more...

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Spain’s recession to worsen, says minister


July 2nd, 2012 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
Navacerrada (Spain), July 2 (IANS/EFE) Spain's economic recession is getting worse, and the economic figures from the second quarter point to a "slightly greater" decline of the gross domestic product ... Read more...

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British woman gives birth in coma


July 1st, 2012 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 1 (IANS) A British woman delivered a child in coma but lost any memory of even being pregnant at the first place as she gained consciousness a ... Read more...

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Homeopathy, fish to take on encephalitis in UP?


June 30th, 2012 - 12:14 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 30 (IANS) Even as a worried Uttar Pradesh government is combating the outbreak of encephalitis that has claimed 117 lives in the last one month in the eastern ... Read more...

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