All posts tagged "economic growth"

  • (Yonhap)
    South Korea’s 4Q growth slows as construction spending drops

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea’s quarterly economic growth slowed to 0.6 percent in the final quarter of 2015. Bank of Korea said Tuesday the country’s economy posted a slowdown due to a sharp drop in...

    • Posted January 25, 2016
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  • The U.S. Stock market continues to fluctuate, but has ended on a good note Tuesday. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
    Economists forecast fast growth in 2015

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. economy, helped by a stronger job market and falling oil prices, should enjoy the fastest economic growth in a decade this year, according to a panel of top business economists. The National...

    • Posted January 2, 2015
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  • South Korean President Park Geun-hye listens to a journalist during her New Year's press conference at the presidential Blue House in Seoul, South Korea, on Monday, Jan. 6, 2014. Park called for resuming reunions of families separated by the Korean War in the early 1950s. (AP /Yonhap)
    ‘Unification is like hitting jackpot’

    President Park Geun-hye said that unification would be a huge boon for the nation’s economic growth and likened the potential benefits of it to hitting the jackpot. She disclosed on Monday how she will govern the country...

    • Posted January 6, 2014
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