International Finance

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Economy

Oil at $50 is not a cause for concern

Experts say the quantum of price increase is not difficult to absorb IFM Correspondent May 27, 2016: After hovering around $30 per barrel for close to five months, oil price is finally heading northwards. The price touched $50 a barrel — around 70 per cent up on its February low. It is a rapid climb,...
Banking

BoK may keep policy rate on hold

Change of board members in April 2016 may have been a factor behind the move IFM Correspondent March 7, 2016: Bank of Korea (BoK), the central bank of South Korea, is likely to keep its policy rate on hold when it meets on March 10 despite the economy being weak with January posting slower than...
Economy

Betting big on India

Acting as a catalyst to its growth story is US President Barack Obama’s recent visit, which may inspire investors to pile up Indian stocks throughout 2015 Suparna Goswami Bhattacharya February 19, 2015: If one were to describe India’s growth story in one line, it would read something like this– A nation of unrealised potential. The...
Economy

India’s industrial output in May highest since 2012-end

Independent survey of manufacturing sector indicates that uptrend continued in June with factory output expanding for the eighth successive month, reports Team IFM New Delhi, July 18: India’s industrial output grew to a 19-month high in May, topping analysts’ predictions and goading corporate India to talk of a recovery “on the anvil”, while an independent...
Economy

Mexican inflation rate up, but stays below predictions

Independent survey says manufacturing sector witnessed moderate improvement in business conditions, reports Team IFM Mexico City, July 15, 2014: Mexico saw consumer prices rising moderately in June following two consecutive monthly declines from the preceding month, the increase driven primarily by jumps in processed food and services prices after the central bank cut interest rates...
Economy

China June inflation up, but in line with forecasts

HSBC survey shows factory output rising for the first time since January, reports Team IFM Beijing, July 14, 2014: Consumer price rise eased a tad in June in China compared to May, official data released on July 9 said, even as an independent survey of its manufacturing sector – a gauge of the economy’s health...