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Taiwan think tank sees economy grow by 5.16% in 2021

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) is likely to expand by 5.16% this year as exports keep booming and the domestic sector recovers, the Chung-Hua Institution for ...

Asian shares lower on US inflation jitters

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Asian shares fell on Wednesday after data showing the biggest jump in U.S. inflation in 13 years fuelled some market expectations that the Federal Reserve could exit pandemic-era ...

Liz Weston: Smart strategies to fight back against inflation

Few economists predict we’ll return to the double-digit price increases of the late 1970s and early 1980s . But knowing some of the ways consumers coped back then — and how things are different now — ...

Taiwan June exports seen up for 12th month in a row: Reuters poll

TAIPEI, July 5 (Reuters) - Taiwan's exports likely rose for a 12th straight month in June, a Reuters poll showed, lifted by demand for electronic goods from the global economic recovery and as mor...

Taiwan think tank sees business climate worsening during pandemic

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The key sectors of Taiwan’s economy have worsened during the current COVID-19 surge, but the country is still on course for 5 percent GDP growth, the Taiwan Institut...

Asia extends global stocks rally, U.S. bond yields fall on easing inflation fears

SHANGHAI, June 11 (Reuters) - U.S. bond yields fell to three month lows and a broad gauge of Asian shares rose on Friday as investors saw enough one-off factors in U.S. consumer price data to back the...

Asian shares hold range as investors eye U.S. CPI

Asian shares edged higher but held their recent trading range on Thursday as investors focussed on U.S. inflation data and the risk of an upside surprise that could prompt the Federal Reserve to start...

Ipsos poll shows tie on eve of Peru's election, with Fujimori slightly ahead

An Ipsos poll on Saturday afternoon showed Peru's runoff presidential election still locked in a statistical tie, but right-wing candidate Keiko Fujimori is slightly ahead of leftist Pedro Castill...

Asian shares up, dollar wallows as Fed soothes inflation fears

Asian shares rose on Wednesday while the U.S. dollar stood near its lowest levels this year after U.S. Federal Reserve officials reaffirmed a dovish monetary policy stance, providing yet more assuranc...

Asia shares cautious ahead of U.S. inflation test, Bitcoin slides

Asian shares got off to a cautious start on Monday (May 24) as investors anxiously awaited a key read on U.S. inflation this week for guidance on monetary policy, while Bitcoin took a hammering after ...

Stocks rebound as Fed officials calm inflation fears

Japanese shares led a rebound in Asian markets on Friday (May 14), building on the lead from investors on Wall Street snapping up stocks that would benefit most from an economic recovery. The rally...

Global stocks hit record after U.S. inflation data

A gauge of global equity markets rose to record highs on Tuesday (April 13), led by surging technology-related stocks, as Treasury bond yields eased after U.S. consumer price data for March showed the...

Asian shares advance as yields, inflation fears moderate

Stocks climbed in Asia on Thursday after a key measure of inflation in the U.S. came in lower than expected, easing worries that price pressures could push interest rates higher. Sh...

Asian stocks set to firm after Dow hits record

Asian stocks were set to open slightly higher, following Wall Street’s momentum, after a report on U.S. consumer prices calmed concerns about inflation, helping steer the Dow Jones Industrial Av...

Short-term price increases will not lead to renewed inflation: Taiwan budget chief

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — While certain products might see price rises in the short term, there should be no concern about long-term inflation getting out of hand, the government’s budget chi...