Mallika Kapur discusses why India's government is pushing for food price controls.
Indian GDP growth slides to 5.3% a clear sign that the country's slowdown is deepening and affecting all sectors of the economy.
India's central bank cut key lending rates for the first time in three years on Tuesday in an aggressive effort to stimulate growth and boost investment at a time when the gloss is rapidly coming off Asia's third largest economy.
Ben Simpfendorfer of Silk Road Associates discusses new trade data that shows some economic growth in China.
Contact lenses, diamonds and boiled eggs are things that are better hard than soft. But economic landings in China? That's a different story.
The high-flying Chinese economy appears to be losing some altitude, but experts say the danger of a hard landing still seems remote.
A year after Japan's devastating earthquake and tsunami, CNN's Anna Coren reports on Sendai's reconstruction boom.
Convertibles are selling well at the Mercedes Benz dealership in Sendai in North Japan.
China's central bank said it would cut the amount banks must hold in reserve, a step toward boosting lending and maintaining strong economic growth.
Chinese imports fell sharply in January, a sign of sluggish domestic demand that will fuel concerns about whether the fragile global economy can count on China as a bastion of growth.
Is China's economy heading for a hard or soft landing? Well, it looks like Chinese consumers can't get enough of Diet Coke and the Colonel's famous secret recipe. That may be good news.
China's export powerhouse is slowing down.
China's president, Hu Jintao, on Sunday pledged an "even more active" opening up of the country's economy and a renewed commitment to free trade as he sought to respond to concerns over apparent reform fatigue in Beijing and a deteriorating global economy.
Chinese manufacturing slowed down in November, its anemic growth slipping into a contraction, according to published reports on Thursday.
China is cutting the amount of money banks need to hold in reserve, freeing those funds to stimulate the Chinese economy.
China essentially got an "E" for effort Tuesday from the International Monetary Fund, which applauded strides made in bolstering the financial sector but issued a long list of improvements that still have to be made.
In the wake of a handful of high-profile Chinese investments in companies like Volvo and a constant barrage of headlines declaring China's economic rise, some Europeans might have the impression they are already being bought up by Beijing.
India's economy registered a slight slowdown in its growth in the first quarter (April to June) this fiscal year. GDP figures came in at 7.7% -- roughly in line with expectations, but lower than the 7.8% growth last quarter.
For the third time in a year, Japan's government has intervened in the yen, its unit of currency, according to Japan's finance minister.
The Japanese government is taking steps to devalue yen. CNN's Kyung Lah reports.
While China's economic growth remains far faster than that of Western nations, it eased slightly for the second quarter in a row.
China's trade surplus continued to grow in June, even as the export powerhouse's manufacturing sector slowed slightly.
Think prices are rising rapidly in the U.S.? Inflation is going even more hog wild in China.
China's central bank announced Wednesday that it has raised its benchmark interest rates by a quarter percentage point.
South Korea's inflation surpassed the government target range for six consecutive months, mounting pressure on the central bank's efforts to curb inflation without inhibiting domestic demand.
Japan's economy has been deeply shaken by a string of disasters, according to fresh numbers from the Bank of Japan released Friday, but there might be some early glimmers of hope.
In an attempt to curb runaway inflation, India's central bank raised its benchmark interest rates for the tenth time in sixteen months on Thursday, despite a slowdown in economic growth.
India's inflation climbed to 9.06% in May from a year earlier, government data showed on Tuesday, fueling expectations of a further increase in interest rates.
China's rapid pace of inflation picked up again in May, even as the government stepped up its efforts to tame rising prices.
Inflation in China is still red hot, but it may have finally started its cooling process.
The earthquake and tsunami that devastated Japan last month also had a major impact on the country's trade balance.
Japanese officials said Sunday they will backstop the country's financial system when markets reopen after Friday's devastating earthquake and tsunami.
China's economy accelerated at the end of 2010, but kept inflation in check, showing the world's second largest economy is still outpacing its Western trading partners by leaps and bounds.
While U.S. businesses are still reluctant to invest in new plants and jobs in the United States, many are pouring money into China. But not for the reasons you'd think.
The Chinese economy continued its breakneck growth in 2010, expanding by 10.3%, according to government figures released Thursday.
In what has become a sore point for other major world economies, China still exports far more goods and services than it imports.
The Federal Reserve is taking a lot of heat for QE2 and other easy money policies. But anyone that wants the Fed to start tightening anytime soon should take a look at China to see how well investors react to rising rates.
Higher food prices continue to be the main driver of inflation in China, raising the likelihood of an imminent interest rate hike as the country tries to reel in its red-hot economy.
Stocks rose Friday, with the S&P 500 closing at a 2-year high, as investors welcomed some upbeat economic news and a dividend hike by General Electric.
U.S. stocks were poised to open slightly higher Friday, as investors digested the latest data on China's trade surplus and U.S. trade gap, and awaited an update from Washington on the Obama-GOP tax cut deal.
China's economy, to quote the alter ego of New York Dolls frontman David Johansen, is hot hot hot.
China's economic growth slowed for the second quarter in a row, cooling fears that its economy is growing at an unsustainable pace.
Asian markets fell on Wednesday, following the reaction of U.S. and European markets to China's decision to raise its benchmark interest rates by a quarter-percentage point.
The People's Bank of China raised its benchmark interest rates by a quarter-percentage point early Tuesday, the first hike since December 2007.
Stocks recovered from earlier losses to close higher Tuesday after meeting minutes suggested the Federal Reserve will act soon to provide additional support for the economy.
The Financial Times reported Sunday that "global economic co-operation is in disarray and further battles in the currency war look likely after the weekend's meetings of finance ministers and central bankers end with no resolution."
Inflation in China accelerated last month, as rising food prices pushed overall prices higher.
The Bank of Japan announced steps at an emergency meeting Monday to curb the yen's strength and lift the country's struggling economy -- but the move was not enough to satisfy investors.
Economist William Cline talks with CNN's Pauline Chiou about what Japan faces in light of its slowing economy.
China's economic growth continued to ease in July, signaling that the world's third-largest economy may need to loosen its policies to avoid a hard landing.
China's manufacturing sector is still growing, but the pace is starting to slow. That could set off some alarm bells in the financial markets about the state of the global economy.
The Indian rupee gets a new symbol, joining a select group of currencies. CNN's Mallika Kapur reports.
China's economic growth eased somewhat in the second quarter, suggesting that government efforts to slow expansion and prevent overheating are starting to be felt.
China's economy continued to grow at a robust pace last quarter, a spokesman for the National Statistics Bureau said Thursday.
China reports its third straight quarter profits as the economy continues to show signs of slowing. CNN's John Vause reports.
China's announcement Saturday that it will resume a policy of exchange rate flexibility has been greeted warmly by the markets and countries that do trade with the world's most populous nation.
China's manufacturing sector is on the brink of passing that of the United States, according to a report released Monday.
Economic growth in China will remain robust this year, though activity could slow in 2011, the World Bank said Thursday.
One of the most popular debates in global macro circles currently relates to China and whether its economy is in a bubble. On the side of the bubble callers is one of the more successful short sellers of our generation, James Chanos. Admittedly, Chanos is usually on the right side of these big calls and, for the time being, I'm not going to debate him. Great Chinese bubble debate aside for now, how does Chanos's theory hold up in light of the data we've been reviewing?
CNN's Kyung Lah takes a closer took at the Tankan Survey and the prospect of Japan's economy making a comeback.
Pessimism among companies in the world's second-biggest economy has declined during the first three months of this year, a survey by Japan's central bank showed.
Japan's economy grew by 4.6 percent last quarter on an annualized basis, beating expectations and helping the nation keep the mantle as the world's second-largest economy.
Japan releases its fourth quarter estimate for GDP and it's better than expected. CNN's Kyung Lah reports
The central bank of greatest concern to investors and U.S. businesses right now isn't the Federal Reserve. It's the People's Bank of China.
Manmohan Singh, India's prime minister, on Sunday sought to override divisions in his ruling coalition by pledging to fulfil a deep financial reform program in Asia's third-largest economy.
Japan's unemployment rate fell to 5.3 percent in September, the government reported on Friday.
The Japanese government says unemployment rate has fallen to 5.3%. CNN's Eunice Yoon reports.
Unemployment in Japan hit 5.7% in July, the highest on record since World War II.
Unemployment in Japan has hit 5.7 percent in July, the highest on record since World War II.
Japan has released a slew of economic data. CNN's Kyung Lah reports.
Japan has joined the growing number of major economies that are back in black.
Is the Chinese economy in the same state as the American economy was in the summer of 2007? In other words, all pumped up and ready to pop?
CNN's Emily Chang reports on the two faces of an uncertain Chinese economy.
China moved closer to its goal of 8 percent annual growth, as the nation recorded a record jump in foreign currency reserves.
Japan's gross domestic product (GDP) fell 4% last quarter -- the fastest pace on record for the country, the government said Wednesday.
Unemployment in Japan rose to 4.8 percent in March, its highest level in seven years and a nearly half-point rise from February, the government reported Friday.
CNN's Kyung Lah reports on one Japanese mom's guide to saving money.
Conflicting indicators about the health of Japan's economy emerged on Thursday.
It feels nothing like 2007 these days, except in one respect: Chinese stocks are outperforming again. The MSCI China Index, which tracks stocks traded in Hong Kong, has climbed 67% since late October (the S&P 500 has risen 2% in that time).
Steeped in a recession, with a surge in bankruptcies and sentiment among its largest manufacturers at a record low, Japan is expected to announce ¥15 trillion ($150 billion) in extra spending Friday.
Japan's Prime Minister will soon announce a third stimulus package as the unemployment rate still rises. CNN's Kyung Lah reports
Sentiment among Japan's largest manufacturers is at a record low, according to a key business survey released Wednesday morning.
Japan's unemployment rate jumped to 4.4 percent in February, reversing a decline seen the previous month, the government announced Tuesday.
Asia's economic growth will tumble to the slowest pace since the 1997-1998 Asian financial crisis, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) said in a report released Tuesday.
Japanese exports tumbled to record lows in February, the government said Wednesday.
The World Bank cut China's economic growth forecast in 2009 to 6.5 percent Wednesday, down a full percentage point from November's projection.
HSBC Asia-Pacific CEO Sandy Flockhart is confident over the bank's shares issue depite market volatility.
Japan's economy shrank more than 12 percent during the final three months of 2008, the government said on Thursday.
The National People's Congress -- the marquee event of China's political calendar -- opened Thursday with Premier Wen Jiabao pledging economic growth amid a growing national deficit and the global financial crisis.
Japan's finance ministers resigns, the latest in a string of troubles for its prime minister. CNN's Eunice Yoon reports.
Japan's gross domestic product sees the steepest drop since 1974. CNN's Eunice Yoon reports
Decreased global spending triggers a slowdown in China's economic growth. CNN's Eunice Yoon explains the significance.
Author Michael Santoro discusses China's economy, which is now third largest after overtaking Germany.
Japanese economic reports highlight hard times, as CNN's Kyung Lah reports.
CNN's Sohn Jie-Ae reports how South Korea has upped the ante to combat lagging economic growth.
CNN's John Vause reports China's government tries to stimulate the economy, which is at its slowest pace in five years.
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