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Amazon Aims To Employ 1,000 Techies In India

Amazon is seeking to take into service more than 1,000 individuals, mostly software developers, in the country. The employment will largely cater to …

Three charts that show why we're not as bullish as the rest of the world

The global optimism about economic growth - spurred by improved momentum in the US, Europe and China - is struggling to be felt in Australia.<p>The only …

Slowdown-hit Indian economy counts costs of stronger rupee

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India's stronger currency has become a threat for its growth aspirations, piling pressure on the central bank to aggressively intervene in the foreign exchange market even at the risk of incurring the wrath of the United States.<p>The rupee has risen more than 6 percent this year …

Hurricane Harvey pushes up petrol prices, but ‘economic outlook positive’

The US is experiencing its longest period of job growth on record, clocking in at 83 months straight. GDP increased by a steady three percent annual rate in the second quarter and the outlook for this quarter is looking similar.<p>But this could change once the full extent of Hurricane Harvey is …

An indicator shows the economy actually may be growing above 4 percent now

President Donald Trump's hopes for growth as high as 4 percent may come true, at least for one quarter.<p>An economic report released Friday, and …

Prepare for a 30-year Stocks Bull Market

Heading into 2017, Wall Street was excited by the prospect of a U.S. president who sympathized completely with business. His promised tax and …

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If the UK is going to make more people retire later, it needs to get creative

The UK government has made a surprise announcement that the rise in state pension age to 68 is to be phased in from 2037, instead of 2044. Made just …

Meet the 14 Startups from Parallel18 Fueling the Puerto Rico Economy

When people think of innovative ideas and entrepreneurial endeavors, places like Silicon Valley and New York typically come to mind. With more …

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ADP(R) Workforce Vitality Report Q2 2017 Shows Steady Growth in Wages

ROSELAND, NJ--(Marketwired - Jul 19, 2017) - According to the <i>ADP Workforce Vitality Report</i><i>,</i> overall wage growth increased by 2.3 percent year over …

Nigeria’s GDP to Hit $3.3 Trillion in 2050, Says PwC

Goddy Egene<p>Economists at PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) have projected that Nigeria could emerge the 14th largest economy in the world by 2050 with …

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Peru cancels plan to cut value added tax rate as growth slows

LIMA (Reuters) - The government of Peru’s President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski is no longer considering cutting the value added tax (VAT) rate due to slumping government revenues as the economy slows, the country’s prime minister said Tuesday.<p>Peru's Prime Minister and Finance Minister Fernando Zavala …

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Japan business mood steady at high levels as economy recovers: Reuters Tankan

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese manufacturers’ and service providers’ business confidence held steady at high levels in July, a Reuters poll found on Wednesday, underlining the central bank’s upbeat view on the economy.<p>Pedestrians cast shadows as they make their way at a financial district in Tokyo, …

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Economic Indicators

Title:<p>Agricultural Statistics 2016 (Paperback)<p>Title:<p>August 2017; Economic Indicators<p>Title:<p>Economic Indicators, July 2017<p>Title:<p>An Update to the Budget …

Accelerating Women's Economic Empowerment to Achieve the 2030 Agenda

Accelerating Women's Economic Empowerment to Achieve the 2030 Agenda<p>17 Jul 2017 - This event highlighted concrete actions that demonstrate linkages …

EU set to halt Brexit talks ‘because the UK is not ready’

EU diplomats have hit out at Britain’s failure to agree it must pay a hefty financial settlement for Brexit, suggesting the controversy will “stall” …

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On The Prospects For Higher Economic Growth

<b>CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD .PDF</b><p>Hoover and AEI economists release white paper on comprehensive economic policy reforms to achieve 3 percent growth.<p><i>About</i> …

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Would a Hard Brexit Cripple the EU’s Digital Economy?

After multiple terror attacks, a snap election with a surprise result, and a devastating fire in London, UK officials had plenty on their minds going into the the start of Brexit negotiations last month. They are tasked with brokering an exit from the EU at the same time that the British economy is …

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Brexit uncertainty hits Scottish economy, say PwC

<b>The uncertainty caused by Brexit is having a negative impact on the Scottish economy and housing market, according to business advisers PwC.</b><p>Its latest report predicts the Scottish economy will grow by 1.2% this year, and by 1.1% in 2018.<p>It also identified a year-on-year decline in house …

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These Are The Highest Paying Jobs In The Gig Economy

Nearly one in four Americans now take part in what is known as the “gig economy.”<p>From accepting odd jobs online, like cleaning homes and fixing leaky faucets, to picking up strangers in personal cars and renting out spare bedrooms, more people than ever before are a part of this non-traditional …

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China's Economic Report Raises a Few Questions

China's GDP grew at a slightly faster-than-expected pace in the second quarter, according to official data published Monday, as surging industrial …

Harvard University - India Will Be Next Power House of Global Economy and Will Dominate over China

Economists: Population growth, regulation changes could continue to boost Upstate economy

GSA Business Report sought out economists at Clemson University’s John E. Walker Department of Economics for an academic look at the economy. Scott …

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88% CEOs exude confidence in Indian economy: KPMG survey

Indian CEOs are focused on building cyber secure organisations as 84% showed interest in investing big on cyber security. Photo: Bloomberg<p>Indian …

Brexit: KPMG says a three-year transitional deal is desirable and necessary

In order for the UK economy to keep functioning after Brexit, a transitional deal of three years is not only desirable but also necessary, according …

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