[WASHINGTON] US retail sales increased more than expected in August, pointing to solid consumer spending that should continue to support a moderate pace of economic growth.

SINGAPORE retail sales, which have been in decline since February, fell again for the sixth month in July - though not by as much as some private economists had feared.

AUSTRALIAN consumer confidence rebounded from a two-year low in August as people became more upbeat on the economy and the housing market, according to one measure, offering a scrap of hope for...

[SYDNEY] Australian retail sales rose more than expected in June in a sign recent mortgage rate cuts and a bottoming in the country's housing prices had lifted the consumer mood.

[BEIJING] China's industrial output grew 6.3 per cent in June from a year earlier, official data showed on Monday, picking up from May's 17-year low and handily beating market expectations.

[LONDON] Britain's high street retailers had a "washout" June as shoppers worried about the Brexit crisis and did not respond to early summer sales discounts, accountancy and business advisory...

[SYDNEY] Australian retail sales disappointed yet again in May and job vacancies fell from record highs, adding to signs of an underpowered economy and bolstering views the country's central bank...

JAPAN'S industrial output rebounded in April, though retail sales grew at a slower pace, suggesting that both domestic and external demand could come under severe pressure in a blow to the economy...

[BEIJING] China’s economy lost steam in April after a rebound in March, even before US President Donald Trump’s latest tariff increase arrived to further darken the outlook.

SINGAPORE retail sales dipped in March, with the decline broadly across the board, according to figures from the Department of Statistics (SingStat) on Friday.