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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 …

Economy

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 …

Economy

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 …

Economy

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, if only for one quarter.<p>An economic report released Friday morning, and …

Economy

Prepare for a 30-year Stocks Bull Market

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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 …

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 …

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>Trimming the VAT rate gradually to 15 percent from 18 percent …

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>Manufacturers' sentiment stood at a decade-high peak and service-sector mood …

Cuba's financial crisis worsens: economy minister

HAVANA (Reuters) - Cuba's two-year-old financial crisis worsened during the first half of this year, and the country is having difficulty obtaining trade credits due to late payments to suppliers, according to Cuban Economy Minister Ricardo Cabrisas.<p>In a report to a closed door session of the …

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Economic Indicators

Title:<p>Global Trends: Paradox of Progress<p>Title:<p>Economic Indicators<p>Title:<p>Mineral Commodity Summaries 2016<p>Title:<p>The Budget and Economic Outlook: 2016 to …

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 …

Women's News

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” …

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> …

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

A Lyft driver places the Amp on his dashboard on January 31, 2017, in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Kelly Sullivan/Getty Images for Lyft)<p>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 …

Gig Economy

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 …

Economy

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 …

Lending Slowdown Won’t Derail U.S. Economy

The party will end eventually, but don’t bank on it just yet<p>A broad slowdown in bank lending is the latest economic riddle to confront investors. Does a pullback in bank loans, the lifeblood of economic growth, herald the end of a tepid expansion well into its ninth year, with malign implications …

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88% CEOs exude confidence in Indian economy: KPMG survey

Home » Companies<p>Last Published: Mon, Jul 17 2017. 10 32 PM IST<p>Indian CEOs are optimistic about the growth prospects of the Indian economy over the …

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 …

China's economic growth holds steady despite slowdown fears

BEIJING (AP) — China's economic growth held steady in the latest quarter, boosted by unexpectedly strong trade and consumer spending, despite fears …