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Suzuki blames global financial crisis for testing troubles

Jun 01, 2016 - 12:15 AM

The Japanese firm claims it had to scale back resources earmarked for testing during the global financial crisis in 2008

epa05010197 The Suzuki Motor logo at the 44th Tokyo Motor Show 2015 in Tokyo, Japan, 04 November 2015. Suzuki Motor revised up its profit forecast for the current financial year by around 13 percent amid robust sales in India. For the July-to-September period, Suzuki said its net profit nearly tripled from the same period last year to 391 million USD, while posting an operating profit up 16 percent from a year earlier. EPA/FRANCK ROBICHON

Asia-Pacific to grow at slowest rate in 2015

Nov 17, 2015 - 1:00 PM

The Pacific Economic Cooperation Council urges APEC leaders to focus their discussions on ways to ensure that more people are part of the region s growth

REGIONAL GROWTH. Pacific Economic Cooperation Council officials (from left): Amb. Don Campbell, Eduardo Pedrosa, and Amb. Tang Guoquiang share the rather bleak results for regional growth, as showed in the State of the Region report released Monday, November 16, 2015.

APEC 2015: A sense of déjà vu

Nov 12, 2015 - 7:00 PM

The current and former NEDA chiefs compare the Philippine economy on the eve of the country s hosting of the APEC summit in 1996 and in 2015 Then and now the global community saw the country as poised to reach great economic heights

When the ghosts start haunting us

Aug 31, 2015 - 4:30 PM

There is no correlation between the ghost month and the rise or fall of the stock market It was the meltdown of China triggering the massive sell offs

BLOODY RED. August 24, 2015 was bloody. The local equity market had its third largest one-day decline in the past decade

Why Philip Stein is an ‘affordable, luxury technology brand’

May 31, 2015 - 1:30 PM

Co founder and president Will Stein shares how the brand is growing its unique selling proposition continuous belief in the growing Philippine market and an upcoming ‘treat’ for Filipino customers

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'New compass' needed for global economy: BIS

Jun 30, 2014 - 10:10 AM

It is essential to move away from debt as the main engine of growth a top official from the Swiss based Bank for International Settlements says

Risky financial crisis derivatives return in new form

Aug 21, 2013 - 4:09 PM

Collateralized debt obligations the complex financial instruments that cratered disastrously in the financial crisis are back

S&P faces US govt suit over mortgage bond ratings

Feb 05, 2013 - 11:30 AM

S P says the Justice Department civil suit targets its ratings in 2007 of certain collateralized debt obligations which triggered the 2009 global crisis

Nervousness ahead of US jobs report

May 02, 2012 - 7:35 AM

US economists expect unemployment in America to be stuck at 8 2

US stocks mired in red on Europe fears

Apr 24, 2012 - 7:18 AM

US stocks closed lower as Wall Street focused on European political and economic uncertainty