Manufacturing slows in Japan, but backing tax hike plan
Industrial output falls 0.7% after a 3.4% jump in July, but picking up.
Huge 1.5% fall in eurozone industrial output in July
The fall is fuelled by a 2.3% monthly decline in Germany, stoking fears about the fragility of the eurozone’s economy.
Japanese manufacturing falters, jobless rate drops in June
New data highlights the fragility of the recovery in the world’s No. 3 economy.
India’s industrial output slows, highlights challenges for economic recovery
Manufacturing gains inhibited from faster growth by drops in production of commercial vehicles and machinery.
Eurozone industrial output slips for 3rd consecutive month
Decline raises fears that a recession continued into the final months of 2012.
US economists more optimistic about growth
The US economy is improving faster than economists had expected. They now foresee slightly stronger growth and hiring than they did two months earlier.