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Saturday, October 19, 2019


India unveils US$7 billion of stimulus to help spur exports

Saturday’s measures come on top of steps last month to boost vehicle purchases, attract foreign funds and ease foreign investment rules.

Incentives for the property market in March 2019

The new government is taking extraordinary steps to help spur both the primary and secondary market of the property industry this year.

China’s growth set to slow to 6.3% in 2019, more stimulus...

Beijing is planning to lower its economic growth target to 6-6.5% this year from around 6.5% in 2018.

Oil gains as US inventory drop adds to China stimulus optimism

Investor optimism grew after China unveiled stimulus measures that are likely to boost demand for commodities.

Japan government adviser calls for more fiscal stimulus

Takahashi said the risk to Japan’s economy this time is smaller, noting that the hike is only 2 percentage points and certain items will be excluded.

US dollar share of global currency reserves hits 4-year low

The share of US dollar reserves has declined to its smallest level since reaching 61.24% in the fourth quarter of 2013.