Factory activity in Asia is weakening due to a global slowdown and cost pressures

Factory activity in Asia is weakening due to a global slowdown and cost pressures

Japan’s August PMI saw the weakest growth since January last year Manufacturing activity in Taiwan is declining in Malaysia China’s slowdown and US demand weigh on Asian economies TOKYO, Oct 3 (Reuters) – Factory output in Asia mostly weakened in September as a slowdown in demand in China and advanced economies added to pain from…

As Fed warns of turbulence, markets are buckling their seat belts

As Fed warns of turbulence, markets are buckling their seat belts

WASHINGTON, Aug 15 (Reuters) – The Federal Reserve’s hawkish report on inflation quickly registered on U.S. housing markets this summer as mortgage interest rates shot up and home sales slowed. But that was the only significant and expected adjustment across the economy, which met the US central bank’s most aggressive monetary policy shift in a…