An attendant at a PetroChina gasoline station in Shenyang, China. Reuters
Steep drops in auto sales for China and India over recent months are serving as a painful reminder that the world’s two most populous markets are not living up to the earlier heady expectations.
BEIJING: China’s exports rebounded in March but imports shrank for a fourth straight month and at a sharper pace, painting a mixed picture of the economy as trade talks with the United States reach their endgame. Investors are hoping for signs of economic recovery in China
South Korea’s exports in May fell more than expected and for a sixth consecutive month from a year earlier, official data showed on Saturday, as expanding trade friction between the major economies darkened the prospects.
Australia’s central bank (CB) held its cash rate at an all-time low on Tuesday, in a widely expected decision, and said it will help buttress the economic recovery by maintaining its accommodative approach as long as the support is required.
Lufthansa announces a 20% cut in leadership positions and the reduction of 1,000 administrative jobs,
Following a Monday slide, the greenback was steady on most majors and clung on near a two-week low against a basket of currencies , tracking the mood in equity markets.