[TOKYO] Household spending in Japan rose at the fastest pace in four years in May, in a sign improving domestic demand will offer some support for an economy facing growing external pressure.

[TOKYO] Japan's household spending rose less than expected in April while real wages declined, adding to worries about consumption as global trade frictions weigh on broader economic activity.

[SYDNEY] Australian retailers began the second quarter of the year on a gloomy note as sales fell in April in a sign of rising strain on the broader economy just hours before the country's central...

[ZHENGZHOU] Dressed in a smart black pantsuit behind the wheel of her pearl-white Audi, Zhao Na has come a long way from her roots in rural Henan province, in central China.

[BEIJING] China's state planner said on Wednesday that the government will implement measures to further boost domestic consumption this year....

JAPAN'S economy expanded in the final three months of 2018 as business and consumer spending recovered from natural disasters; however, global trade protectionism remained a concern for the...

[BEIJING] Consumption growth in China is likely to slow further this year, a commerce ministry official said on Tuesday, adding that slower growth last year was due to "periodic" weak car sales...

LATEST US DATA

US consumer spending rose for a seventh straight month in September, but income recorded its smallest gain in more than a year amid moderate wage growth, suggesting the current pace of spending...

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