Business Aug 30, 2017

G-20 GDP growth to exceed 3%, but risks noted: Moody's

Moody's Investors Service kept its growth forecast for the Group of 20 economies at just over 3 percent for this year and next, but warned of geopolitical risks, U.S. protectionism, and spillovers from global monetary tightening and China's deleveraging measures. The ratings agency said surprisingly ...

Robots may help defuse demographic time bomb in Japan and Germany

Business / Economy May 30, 2017

Robots may help defuse demographic time bomb in Japan and Germany

Japan and Germany may be sitting on a ticking demographic time bomb where aging populations begin to drag down economic growth. Good thing they're also prime candidates for robot revolutions. Increased automation and more use of robotic technology in these manufacturing powerhouses could help cushion ...

Business / Economy Jun 17, 2016

Yen may climb as Japan faces another lost decade: Moody's

Japan is headed for another lost decade as the economy faces prolonged stagnation and the yen will probably strengthen more as deflation continues, Moody's Analytics said. The yen surged to its strongest level in almost two years against the dollar Thursday, touching 103.55, after the ...