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  • Brazil enters recession in election blow to Rousseff

    SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Brazil fell into a recession in the first half of the year as investment dropped sharply and the country's hosting of the World Cup suffocated economic activity, a major blow to President Dilma Rousseff's already fading hopes for re-...
  • U.S. consumer spending pauses, but rising confidence offers hope

    U.S. consumer spending pauses, but rising confidence offers hope
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. consumer spending fell in July for the first time in six months, but confidence among households hit a seven-year high in August, suggesting the retrenchment would be temporary. Another report on Friday showed a sharp...
  • Consumer spending slips in July, boosting savings

    Consumer spending slips in July, boosting savings
    U.S. consumer spending unexpectedly fell in July as savings rose to their highest level in more than 1-1/2 years, a sign that households remain cautious despite an acceleration in economic and jobs growth. The Commerce Department said on Friday consumer...
  • U.S. consumer sentiment rises in final August reading

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. consumer sentiment rose in August, while an index of current economic conditions hit its highest since July 2007, a survey released on Friday showed. The Thomson Reuters/University of Michigan's final August reading on the...
  • India's growth speeds up in after-glow of Modi's triumph

    NEW DELHI (Reuters) - The after-glow of Narendra Modi's election victory nearly four months ago helped India's lumbering economy register its fastest growth in two-and-a-half years for the quarter ending in June. Gross domestic product grew a faster-...
  • Big-spending Britons drive economy, but housing picture mixed

    LONDON (Reuters) - Big-spending Britons powered the economy in August as they became more confident about the recovery and their finances, though mixed house price data suggested the outlook for the property market was less clear-cut. Consumer confidence...
  • South Korea output strong but soft exports keep door open for rate cut

    SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea's industrial output grew for a second month in July, adding to signs of improving domestic consumption, but some analysts are wagering on another interest rate cut as stubbornly weak global demand drags on the export-...
  • U.S. second-quarter growth strengthens

    U.S. second-quarter growth strengthens
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. economy rebounded more strongly than initially thought in the second quarter with a bigger chunk of the growth driven by domestic demand in a bright sign for the future. Gross domestic product expanded at a 4.2 percent...
  • Japan second-quarter GDP shrinks 7.1 percent, adds to doubt over inflation goal

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's economy shrank an annualized 7.1 percent in April-June from the previous quarter, worse than a preliminary estimate, and adding to doubts over whether the central bank can achieve its target of 2 percent inflation early next...
  • Revised data show Japan second-quarter GDP shrank more than expected

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's economy shrank an annualised 7.1 percent in April-June from the previous quarter, more than a preliminary estimate, underscoring concerns the hit from an April increase in the sales tax may have been bigger than expected. The...
  • Earnings report

    Looking ahead to 2015: Wages to rise - more for some than others Wages will pick up more quickly come 2015, accelerating until annual gains hit 4 percent by January 2017. For many employers, that will be a bitter pill to swallow. But for the economy...
  • Egypt president says no magic bullet for power problems after major blackout

    CAIRO (Reuters) - President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi prepared Egyptians on Saturday for more blackouts after lights went out across much of the country this week, saying it would take time and cost the cash-strapped state $12 billion to upgrade the decrepit...