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Japan wage growth highest since 1997

Japan’s labour cash earnings rose 2.6 percent in July, owing predominantly to a lively bonus season

Japanese wages in July saw their strongest annual increase since 1997, with earnings up 2.6 percent on the year previous. The development was welcomed by consumers, whose wages have so far failed to keep pace with the rate of inflation and compensate for ...

After a gloomy second quarter, the turnaround so many expected has failed to materialise

Japan’s growth slows down, falling short of July expectations

After a gloomy second quarter, the turnaround so many expected has failed to materialise

Japan’s growth prospects suffered another knock in July, as its economy failed to make the predicted third quarter turnaround. Official figures show April’s sales tax hike is continuing to affect consumer behaviour, slowing growth seen in the first q...

Ghana has emerged as a beacon of prosperity and stability in Sub-Saharan Africa, thanks to its rich natural resources. But there is still a long way to go in terms of attracting foreign investment

With further investment, Ghana could become global powerhouse, says GIPC

Ghana has emerged as a beacon of prosperity and stability in Sub-Saharan Africa, thanks to its rich natural resources. But there is still a long way to go in terms of attracting foreign investment

In 2009, when Barack Obama was preparing his first official trip to Sub-Saharan Africa as President of the United States, he could not leave out Ghana from his tight schedule of official visits. It was the final bit of recognition the country needed to sh...

Don’t cry for d(efault) Argentina

World Finance speaks to Eric LeCompte, Executive Director of Jubilee USA, to discuss what the implications will be of Argentina deciding to repay its debt – or default – on July 30

US eases crude oil export ban, but denies changing policy

The Commerce Department has permitted two firms to export ultra-light oil, although the White House insists this does not signal a change in policy

Argentina may default on outstanding debt

The US Supreme Court has dolled out a severe blow to the Argentinian economy after ruling that the country has to pay more than $15bn in debt to holdouts

Japan wage growth highest since 1997

Japan’s labour cash earnings rose 2.6 percent in July, owing predominantly to a lively bonus season

Japan’s growth slows down, falling short of July expectations

After a gloomy second quarter, the turnaround so many expected has failed to materialise

‘New Zealand has one of the strongest growth rates in the developed world’, Harbour Asset Management | Video

World Finance speaks to Andrew Bascand and Jody Kaye of Harbour Asset Management to discuss what investment opportunities New Zealand offers

‘We are growing in excess of the sector’s growth rate’: Turkiye Finans on exceeding industry expectations

World Finance speaks to Derya Gürerk, CEO of Turkiye Finans, to find out about the bank’s strong performance in spite of tough economic times

Banca CIS on San Marino’s economic potential

World Finance speaks to Professor Massimo Merlino and Daniele Guidi from Banca CIS to discuss San Marino’s economic potential

Let’s talk about Europe

A panel of esteemed experts met at the World Economic Forum meeting in Davos yesterday to discuss Europe’s goal to raise competitiveness

Ghana has emerged as a beacon of prosperity and stability in Sub-Saharan Africa, thanks to its rich natural resources. But there is still a long way to go in terms of attracting foreign investment

With further investment, Ghana could become global powerhouse, says GIPC

Ghana has emerged as a beacon of prosperity and stability in Sub-Saharan Africa, thanks to its rich natural resources. But there is still a long way to go in terms of attracting foreign investment

Dunn Loren Merrifield: Nigeria’s housing problem presents opportunities

As Nigeria’s population grows, the country continues to experience a high degree of urbanisation, which is not commensurate to the level of investment in housing, say specialists at Dunn Loren Merrifield

The African Development Bank on collaborating with China

World Finance speaks to Angela Nalikka, Chief Investment Officer at the African Development Bank, about the organisation’s co-financed fund with the People’s Bank of China