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Japan Faces Rising Recession Risks on Heels of Coronavirus

There may not be widespread global recession now, but some economies are more at risk than others. Japan may be at risk of entering a technical recession......»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstFeb 14th, 2020

Asian shares near three-week highs on Chinese support measures; Japan skids

Asian shares reversed losses on Monday and moved back toward a three-week top as China's persistent efforts to cushion the blow from a coronavirus outbreak calmed nervous investors, although Japanese stocks faltered on growing recession risks......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 17th, 2020

Japan"s recession risks grow as economy skids in fourth-quarter, virus clouds outlook

Japan's economy shrank at the fastest pace in almost six years in the December quarter as last year's sales tax hike hit consumer and business spending, highlighting a fragile outlook made worse by growing coronavirus risks......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 17th, 2020

Coronavirus Could Push Japan Into Recession

Japan’s economy is on the verge of a recession, and the novel coronavirus threatening to disrupt global economic output may push it over the edge.  In the fourth quarter of 2019, Japan’s… The post Coronavirus.....»»

Category: topSource: redherringFeb 24th, 2020

Taiwan PCB makers urged to accelerate capacity relocation amid outbreak

Taiwan's PCB makers are facing higher risks from the coronavirus outbreak thanks to relatively heavier production deployments in China than their peers in Japan and South Korea, prompting calls for them to accelerate capacity relocation from China......»»

Category: topSource: digitimesFeb 24th, 2020

Japan urges G20 members with fiscal scope to boost spending

Japan called on G20 countries with fiscal space to ramp up spending to help the global economy weather risks, including the fallout from the coronavirus outbreak, Finance Minister Taro Aso said on Saturday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 22nd, 2020

Even the Mighty Coca-Cola Faces Coronavirus Risks

Coca-Cola has outlined some exposure it has to Covid-19. China is its third-largest market in the world in terms of unit case volumes......»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstFeb 21st, 2020

Recession risk forces BOJ to row back on inflation goal

The widening economic fallout from the coronavirus outbreak and soft consumption are forcing the Bank of Japan to message more strongly that it is no longer inclined to chase its elusive 2% inflation target, sources familiar with its thinking say......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 18th, 2020

Japan on brink of recession as economy contracts, virus heightens risk

Japan's economy shrank at the fastest pace in almost six years in the December quarter as a sales tax hike hit consumer and business spending, raising the risk of a recession as China's coronavirus outbreak chills global activity......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 17th, 2020

Asian shares hover around three-week highs on Chinese support measures

Asian shares reversed earlier losses on Monday and moved back toward a three-week top as Chinese efforts to cushion the blow from a coronavirus outbreak cheered investors, although Japanese stocks faltered amid growing recession risks......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 16th, 2020

Does Inverted Yield Curve Signal a Fed Rate Cut, or Are Recession Odds Rising Again?

Just like that, the major run in stocks that was continuing from 2019 has gone into the red. The coronavirus scare is growing, and now the question comes down to what's happening with interest rates......»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstJan 31st, 2020

As Coronavirus Spreads, Sensitive China, US, Global Economies Face Great Risks

The Wuhan Coronavirus has escaped China, with the number of cases and the death toll rising. The economic impact beyond the loss of life and suffering is real in many stocks, sectors and local........»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstJan 26th, 2020

Report: Aramco faces serious risks from climate change

Climate change poses a serious risk to Saudi Aramco’s long-term business as rising sea levels and temperatures could damage infrastructure, curb productivity and even halt some of its operations......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralNov 21st, 2019

Hong Kong central bank urges prudence amid global headwinds, cuts after Fed move

The head of Hong Kong's central bank called on the public to manage financial risks prudently on Thursday, as the local economy faces its first recession in a decade......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 30th, 2019

Job Openings and Quits Show Signs of Less Robust Job Market

The media reports that recession risks are rising every day. If a recession is going to arrive, it's going to take a major blow to the consumer — and the number one blow to consumers is around jobs......»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstOct 9th, 2019

5 big risks that the world"s fragile economy doesn"t need right now

Global recession fears are rising. CNBC takes a look at some of the potential triggers for a contraction......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 5th, 2019

U.S. recession risks up as services growth hits three-year low

U.S. services sector activity slowed to a three-year low in September amid rising concerns about tariffs, suggesting that trade tensions were spilling over to the broader economy......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 3rd, 2019

Jobless claims climb late August, but layoffs still remarkably low

The number of people who applied for unemployment benefits in late August rose slightly to 215,000, but layoffs remain remarkably low more than 10 years after the last recession and show little sign of rising even as the economy faces stiffer headwinds......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralAug 29th, 2019

Jobless claims climb late August, but layoffs still remarkably low

The number of people who applied for unemployment benefits in late August rose slightly to 215,000, but layoffs remain remarkably low more than 10 years after the last recession and show little sign of rising even as the economy faces stiffer headwinds......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralAug 29th, 2019

Economic Report: Jobless claims climb 4,000 to 215,000 in late August, but layoffs still remarkably low

The number of people who applied for unemployment benefits in late August rose slightly to 215,000, but layoffs remain remarkably low more than 10 years after the last recession and show little sign of rising even as the economy faces stiffer headwinds......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 29th, 2019

Global stocks slide as bond markets send recession warning

Global stocks slumped to more than two-month lows in early Asian trade on Thursday, tracking the Wall Street slide as an inverted U.S. bond yield curve sent a flashing warning to investors about rising recession risks......»»

Category: topSource: reutersAug 14th, 2019