[TOKYO] Japan's household spending rose slightly and higher bonus payments lifted wages in December, though the underlying trends in these two gauges showed only modest improvement and...

[TOKYO] Japan's household spending fell more than expected in November to mark the third straight month of year-on-year declines, government data showed on Friday, adding to growing...

AUSTRALIA'S falling house prices are raising doubts about the resilience of household spending....

[SYDNEY] Australian retail sales fizzled out in July as tight-fisted shoppers held back from spending on household goods, clothing and department stores, pointing to a subdued start for the third...

[TOKYO] Japan's household spending fell for the fifth straight month in June but real wages rose at their fastest pace in more than 21 years thanks to higher summer bonuses, which could...