Japan's current account surplus rose 38% in October

Business / Economy Dec 9, 2019

Japan's current account surplus rose 38% in October

The current account surplus rose 38.0 percent in October from a year earlier, as imports dropped faster than exports amid falling crude oil prices and the prolonged U.S.-China trade conflict, government data showed Monday. The surplus came to ¥1.82 trillion, marking the 64th straight month ...

China's investment growth slows to record low

Business / Economy Nov 14, 2019

China's investment growth slows to record low

China's economy slowed further in October, according to data from its National Bureau of Statistics, signaling that policymakers' piecemeal stimulus is failing to boost output and investment amid ongoing trade tensions with the U.S. and subdued demand at home. Investment grew at the slowest pace ...