Airlines downgrade 2019 forecast amid trade spats and fuel hike

Business Jun 3, 2019

Airlines downgrade 2019 forecast amid trade spats and fuel hike

The International Air Transport Association is lowering its 2019 profit forecast for the airline industry amid rising fuel prices and weakening world trade. The Montreal-based IATA said airlines are expected to earn $28 billion this year, down from the $35.5 billion it had predicted in ...

Japan's core consumer prices rose 0.9% on year in April

Business / Economy May 24, 2019

Japan's core consumer prices rose 0.9% on year in April

Core consumer prices rose 0.9 percent in April from a year earlier due to robust demand for overseas package tours and rising energy prices, government data showed Friday. The core consumer price index, which excludes volatile fresh food items, increased for the 28th straight month ...