TOKYO The Bank of Japan held off on expanding stimulus on Wednesday, even as slumping exports and falling oil prices threaten its rosy projection that the economy is on track to hit the bank's ambitious 2 percent inflation target next year.
German industrial production unexpectedly declined in August, signaling that Europe's largest economy is vulnerable to risks including weaker growth in emerging markets.
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BEIJING: China's foreign exchanges reserves, the largest in the world, continued the declining trend for the fourth month falling to $3.51 trillion last month while the gold reserves too decreased amid the economic slowdown.
Yum Brands' recovery in China continues, but at a slower-than-expected pace. Source:Yum! Brands. Yum! Brands just reported third-quarter 2015 results, and the market couldn't spit out shares of the fast-food juggernaut fast enough.