(BEIJING) — China’s government promised sweeping reforms Wednesday to promote sustainable growth in its slowing economy by opening state-dominated industries to private investment, making its banks more market-oriented and encouraging consumer spending.
In his first annual policy speech as China’s top economic official, Premier Li …
(WASHINGTON) — U.S. construction spending showed a tiny increase in January as strength in housing helped to offset declines in nonresidential building and government projects.
The Commerce Department says construction spending edged up 0.1 percent in January, significantly slower than an upwardly revised 1.5 percent gain in …
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(TOKYO) — The Mt. Gox bitcoin exchange in Tokyo filed for bankruptcy protection, acknowledging that a significant amount of the virtual currency had gone missing.
The exchange’s CEO Mark Karpeles appeared before Japanese TV news cameras Friday, bowing deeply for several minutes.
He said a weakness in the exchange’s systems was …
(BRUSSELS) — Official data show the unemployment rate for the 18-country eurozone was unchanged in January at a near-record 12 percent and inflation was stable.
The European Union’s statistics agency said Friday that some 19.175 million were without a job across the eurozone, or 17,000 more than in December. The unemployment rate …
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