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Unexpected growth in China's economy

As per recent reports, China's economy expanded by 6.4% in the quarter ended in March 2019, which is more…

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Global population expected to hit 9.7bn by 2050: UN report

The UN has said that despite a slowdown in the population growth rate, it is almost “inevitable” that the world’s…

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Mongolia's MPs vote out prime minister Norov Altankhuyag

Norov Altankhuyag, Mongolia’s prime minister, was voted out of office by MPs, including some law-makers from his own party.  …

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New study shows world population could reach 11 billion by 2100

A new study has shown that the world’s population in 2100 may rise to 11 billion, contradicting earlier studies that…

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China: Central bank cuts key interest rate to 4.35%

The Chinese central bank has cut its one-year benchmark interest rate by 0.25 percentage points to 4.35 per cent. The…

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US economy grows at annualized pace of 2.3% in second quarter

The US economy expanded at an annualized rate of 2.3% in the second quarter, according to official data. This follows…

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Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey 'not satisfied' with user growth

Twitter’s second quarter earnings and revenues have exceeded expectations, but the company’s co-founder Jack Dorsey said he was “not satisfied”…

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Mers hits South Korea's economy as second quarter growth slumps to 0.3%

The Mers outbreak, together with weak exports, has hit South Korea’s economic growth. In the second…

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China: Economy grows 7% in second quarter, beats expectations

Beating expectations, the Chinese economy expanded by 7% in the second quarter compared to a year ago, but it was…

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US slowdown: IMF cuts global growth forecast to 3.3%

The IMF has cut its global growth forecast for 2015 because of the US slowdown. The forecast has been revised…

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Eurozone: Growth speeds up amid higher spending by consumers, businesses

Business activity in the eurozone in June has risen at its fastest rate in four years, thanks to an increase…

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China: Factory activity contracts again in June

China’s factory activity contracted in June for the fourth straight month, but the sector is showing signs…

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World Bank cuts growth forecast for emerging economies; India bucks the trend

The World Bank has slashed its growth forecasts for emerging economies, saying they face a twin challenge of rising American…

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Japan's first quarter economic growth revised to 1%

The Japanese economy’s growth in the first three months of 2015, compared to the previous quarter, has been revised from…

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South Korean economy grows 2.5% in first quarter, beats estimates

South Korea’s economy grew 2.5% in the first quarter of 2015 from a year earlier, slightly…

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Russia's economy shrinks by 1.9% in first quarter

Russia’s economy shrank by 1.9% in the first quarter of this year, according to data provided by…

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Eurozone: Economy grows by 0.4%, reflects slow recovery

The eurozone’s economy grew by 0.4% in the first quarter of this year amid a slow recovery, official data show.…

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China cuts interest rates for second time this year amid economic slowdown

China has cut interest rates again, saying the move is aimed at giving a boost to development.…

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China's factory activity in April remains unchanged

Factory activity in China held steady in April, slightly exceeding market expectations. April’s manufacturing purchasing managers' index…

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US: Economic growth slows down in Q1 of 2015

The US economy slowed down to a growth rate of 0.2% in the first quarter of 2015,…

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