Economy

 
  • Sep 20 2018
  • 1 hrs ago

German real wages rise despite higher inflation

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German real wages rose in the second quarter despite the highest inflation rate in more than five years, data showed, suggesting that household spending will continue to drive growth in Europe’s largest economy.

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  • Sep 20 2018
  • 2 hrs ago

Government hikes interest rate on small savings by up to 0.4 per cent

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The government has raised interest rates on small savings schemes, including NSC and PPF, by up to 0.4 per cent for the October-December quarter, in line with rising deposit rates in the banks.

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  • Sep 20 2018
  • 3 hrs ago

New Zealand's quarterly growth hits fastest in two years, but challenges loom

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New Zealand’s economy grew at its fastest in two years last quarter, a surprise result in a gloomy business climate that could spare the central bank from any need to raise the prospect of a rate cut at its monetary policy meeting at the end of the month.

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  • Sep 20 2018
  • 7 hrs ago

Asian markets follow global shares higher, trade war still in focus

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Japan's Nikkei stock index .N225 was 0.2 percent higher, while Australian shares eased 0.3 percent.

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  • Sep 20 2018
  • 12 hrs ago

Amazon considering opening up to 3,000 cashierless stores by 2021: Bbg

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Amazon did not immediately respond to a request for comment.

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