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Banks’ lending activity slows, bad loans increase

Lending activity slowed in February, while bad loans increased as banks worked fewer days due to the Lunar New Year holiday, the Financial Supervisory Commission said. Aggregate lending by local banks in Fenruary dropped by NT$ 32.6 billion (US$ 1.06 billion) to NT$ 28.8 trillion from January, when lending expanded for the 23rd consecutive month to NT$ 28.84 trillion, commission ...

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Jobs Report: Private sector hiring slows as construction, manufacturing shed jobs

The pace of U.S. hiring slowed in March as employers fretted about a slowing economy and the goods-producing sector contracted. Companies hired 129,000 employees, the smallest gain in 18 months, according to a report Wednesday from ADP and Moody’s Analytics. “The job market is weakening,” said Mark Zandi, chief economist of Moody’s Analytics. “Businesses are hiring cautiously as the economy ...

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Japan Stumbles as China’s Growth Engine Slows

TOKYO — The Nidec Corporation likes to say it makes everything that “spins and moves,” from the intricate motors that whir in hard drives to the hulking ones used on oil rigs. In recent years, things had been going well for the company. Global demand for precision engineering, especially from China, increased sales for Nidec and other Japanese companies, helping ...

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China's inflation slows in January

China’s Consumer Price Index missed expectations in January coming in at 1.7 percent higher than a year ago, the National Bureau of Statistics said on Friday. div > div.group > p:first-child”> Economists polled by Reuters were expecting CPI to come in at 1.9 percent higher… Business News

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Snow levels rise in China Peak. Road closures slows down business

PRATHER, Calif. (KFSN) — Staff at China Peak are trading in their snowboards and skis for shovels as the resort is seeing their biggest snowfall in years. “To see what 13-feet in seven days looks like its pretty amazing,” said Tim Cohee, managing partner at China Peak Resort. Cohee says the resort will likely have snow until June. Despite the ...

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Even as Growth Slows, Amazon Still Produces Massive Sales

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Expectations were high going into Amazon com s NASDAQ AMZN fourth quarter earnings report The company had reported a record breaking holiday season in late December fueling hopes for a better than expected quarter That s exactly what happened but decelerating growth… Latest Articles in

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Even as Growth Slows, Amazon Still Produces Massive Sales

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Expectations were high going into Amazon com s NASDAQ AMZN fourth quarter earnings report The company had reported a record breaking holiday season in late December fueling hopes for a better than expected quarter That s exactly what happened but decelerating growth… Latest Articles in

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