THE BROAD VIEW

RELYING too much on shoppers to tide over growth can be a risky business. China and the US have been leaning heavily on consumers to sustain their economic expansions.

[LONDON] British baker and takeaway food group Greggs reported another rise in sales in its latest quarter as more customers visited its shops, though the rate of growth slowed, reflecting tough...

INTENSIFYING trade conflicts have sent global growth momentum tumbling towards lows last seen during the financial crisis, and governments are not doing enough to prevent long-term damage, the...

CHINA'S property investment grew at its fastest pace in four months in August, a boon for the economy as other sectors weaken from the Sino-US trade war and consumer demand slows.

THE world's largest economy grew a little more slowly in the second quarter than previously thought, the government reported on Thursday, with new data showing weaker oil exports and local...

[BANGKOK] Thailand's economy grew at the slowest pace in almost five years in the second quarter as exports and tourism were buffeted by US-China trade tensions and a strong local currency.

THE BOTTOM LINE

THE global press treats readers to a daily diet of US-alleged harmful Chinese trade and currency practices, as if this were the only Chinese economic story.

[LONDON] The Bank of England lowered its near-term economic growth forecasts Thursday amid continued uncertainty over Brexit, while warning that a "no deal" exit from the EU would hit growth and...

[LOS ANGELES] Netflix Inc shocked investors by reporting a drop in US customers and much slower growth overseas, raising fears that the streaming giant is losing momentum just as competitors...

THE BOTTOM LINE

IT LOOKS as if Russian President Vladimir Putin wants to be recalled as something besides being an aggressive autocrat. He yearns, it seems, to be seen as a leading political thinker, respected...