8:49 am September 17, 2014 | No Comment
A 16 percent jump in Sydney house prices in the past year is sparking alarm at Australia’s central bank.
2:54 pm September 9, 2014 | No Comment
With returns on government bonds at rock-bottom prices, sovereign wealth funds are muscling into stock markets and other higher-yielding assets like real estate at a rate that private investors warn could destabilize the world economy.
9:18 am September 9, 2014 | No Comment
Bloomberg New releases its fourth annual Bloomberg Markets 50 Most Influential list, which will appear in the magazine’s October special issue. Bloomberg News says its selection of people reach across borders and transcend obstacles.
3:58 pm September 7, 2014 | No Comment
Faced once again with the prospect of rate rises in the United States, investors in Asia are no longer selling and running as in the past, choosing instead to stay in markets like India and South Korea, that are relatively sheltered from global forces.
1:29 pm September 7, 2014 | No Comment
Microsoft alumni are now running the Seattle offices of Facebook, Twitter and Google, and they look to their former employer as a source for new talent. Microsoft has always suffered some loss of talent to competitors, but it now has to battle attractive companies in its own backyard to hire the tech stars it needs to reposition itself as a leader in mobile and the cloud.
5:14 pm September 3, 2014 | No Comment
Optimism that sunny growth figures herald an economic revival in India is probably misplaced - in fact there is little hard evidence to support the idea that Asia’s third-largest economy is heading for a broader and sustained rebound anytime soon.
9:57 pm September 1, 2014 | No Comment
The Greek economy, in recession for six years, shrank again in the second quarter of this year, but by only 0.3 percent, revised data showed on Monday.
6:06 pm August 28, 2014 | No Comment
“Open data” — the trove of data-sets made publicly available by governments, organizations and businesses — isn’t normally linked to high-wire politics, but just may have saved last month’s Indonesian presidential elections from chaos.
4:26 pm August 24, 2014 | No Comment
Some auto parts makers, in particular those from Japan, have colluded for years to inflate parts prices for automakers, dealers and repair shops in a global market with annual sales of over 80 million vehicles, and which are now being exposed in a worldwide sweep by regulators