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Marius Zaharia

Sri Lanka may need more IMF help as blasts threaten tourism

4:26am EDT

HONG KONG/SINGAPORE Sri Lanka faces a likely collapse in tourism following Easter Sunday bomb attacks on churches and hotels, which would deal a severe blow to the island's economy and financial markets, and potentially force it to seek further IMF assistance.

Global factory activity weak in March as clouds gather

Apr 01 2019

LONDON/HONG KONG Factory activity remained weak around the world last month, reinforcing worries of a global slowdown as forward-looking indicators pointed to gloomy times ahead, surveys showed on Monday.

GLOBAL ECONOMY-Unexpected bounce in China's factory activity, but Asia broadly weak

Apr 01 2019

* China manufacturing activity unexpectedly recovers in March

GLOBAL ECONOMY-China's factory activity picks up slightly, but Asia broadly weak

Mar 31 2019

* China manufacturing activity unexpectedly recovers in March

With Fed pause, list of potential Asia rate cutters grows

Mar 27 2019

SEOUL/HONG KONG A slowing global economy and abrupt end to Federal Reserve policy tightening have shifted rate cut expectations in Asia to probable from possible, with the market betting on moves by a growing list of central banks.

In sharp U-turn, monetary policy easing back in play across Asia

Feb 20 2019

HONG KONG A slowing global economy and increasing strain on businesses from a year-long Sino-U.S. trade war are tilting central banks from Japan to Australia toward monetary easing in a remarkable 180 degree turn.

Disappointing factory activity threatens global growth

Feb 01 2019

LONDON/HONG KONG Factory activity was at its weakest in years across much of the world during January, adding to worries trade tariffs, political uncertainty and cooling demand poses an increasing threat to global growth. | Video

GLOBAL ECONOMY-Factory activity shrinks across Asia as cooling China threatens global growth

Feb 01 2019

* China factory activity shrinks by most in almost three years

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