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  • India sees growth over 8 percent, set for 'big bang' reforms

    A government report says India's economy will grow more than 8 percent in the upcoming financial year and appears to have shaken off its persistent problems of high inflation, rising budget deficits and poor domestic demand. The Economic Survey, an...

    Japan data signal slow recovery despite lower energy costs

    Japanese factories churned out more machinery and electronic devices in January as export shipments rose, but lower energy costs due to cheaper crude oil failed to provide a boost to consumer spending. Weak retail sales and a cooling of already slow...

    Q&A: U.S. technically hits deflation, but what does it mean?

    Q&A: U.S. technically hits deflation, but what does it mean?
    The consumer price index, a leading measure of inflation, fell last month into negative territory over a 12-month period for the first time since the fall of 2009, when the nation was just emerging from recession. It also fell from December, the third...

    Stocks drift mostly lower as oil prices sink

    Stocks drift mostly lower as oil prices sink
    U.S. stocks drifted to a slightly lower finish on Thursday, weighed down by falling energy stocks as the slump in oil prices deepened. Chevron and Exxon Mobil were among the biggest decliners in the Dow Jones industrial average, which eased back from...