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  • Abe says 'neutral' on whether to raise Japan sales tax to 10 percent

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Sunday he remained "neutral" on whether to proceed with a hike in Japan's sales tax to 10 percent, adding that decision would hinge on the strength of economic indicators for the current...
  • More austerity, reforms ahead for Finland, PM Stubb says

    HELSINKI (Reuters) - Finland's weak economy mean its government may have to cut spending further over the next few years to stop national debt levels exceeding EU limits, Prime Minister Alexander Stubb told Reuters. The small Nordic economy, whose strong...
  • U.S. CEOs gloomier about hiring, spending plans: survey

    (Reuters) - U.S. chief executive officers are gloomier about their plans for hiring and capital expenditures over the next six months, and are more wary about their sales prospects, according to a quarterly survey from the Business Roundtable released...
  • Italy employers slash GDP forecasts, hike deficit, debt

    ROME (Reuters) - Italy's economy will shrink in 2014 for a third year running, while the public debt will continue to rise, employers' association Confindustria said on Tuesday. Gross domestic product will fall this year by 0.4 percent following declines...
  • Slowing climate change makes economic sense; cities to lead-study

    OSLO/LONDON (Reuters) - Investments to help fight climate change can also spur economic growth, rather than slow it as widely feared, but time is running short for a trillion-dollar shift to transform cities and energy use, an international report said on...
  • Croatia slides toward EU/IMF aid as economy shrinks: Reuters poll

    ZAGREB (Reuters) - Croatia, the EU's newest member state, is set for a sixth straight year of recession and it may take an international bailout to enforce painful changes needed to make the economy productive, a Reuters poll showed on Monday. Successive...
  • India's WPI inflation eases in August to lowest in nearly five years

    NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India's wholesale price inflation eased to its lowest level in nearly five years in August, but the central bank is likely to keep interest rates on hold later this month to prevent a revival in price pressures once the economy gains...
  • Summer retail sales rise but spending may not hold up through holidays

    Summer retail sales rise but spending may not hold up through holidays
    As back-to-school sales blur into Christmas layaway promotions, consumers are spending again — but some economists warn that the splurging may be fleeting. Americans opened their wallets in August after falling gas prices and an improving job...
  • Suburban Cook home price gains pass those of Chicago

    Suburban Cook home price gains pass those of Chicago
    Second-quarter single-family home prices rose more in suburban Cook County than in the city of Chicago, the first time that has happened since early 2013 and possibly a sign that the market's recovery outside ZIP codes that start with 606 is underway....
  • Romania parliament defies president, IMF, to approve tax cut

    BUCHAREST (Reuters) - The Romanian parliament's lower house approved a cut in employment taxes on Tuesday, going against the advice of the president and the IMF two months before a presidential election in the EU's second-poorest state. The leftist...
  • Violence at home costs $8 trillion a year, worse than war: study

    OSLO (Reuters) - Domestic violence, mainly against women and children, kills far more people than wars and is an often overlooked scourge that costs the world economy more than $8 trillion a year, experts said on Tuesday. The study, which its authors...
  • India to revise GDP measurement next year, economy may be larger

    NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India will soon revise the way it measures gross domestic product to reflect under-represented and informal economic sectors, two government sources said, in an initiative that is expected to show the economy is larger than...