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China’s higher than expected August inflation poses problems for authorities

The Chinese government is now facing a dilemma between balancing price growth and easing monetary policy to support the slowing economy as latest government data shows August inflation increased. Article © AHN – All Rights Reserved Economy, Business And Finance Stories

Australia second quarter GDP growth slower than expected

Government data released on Wednesday showed Australia’s economy grew at a slightly slower rate for the second quarter of this year. Article © AHN – All Rights Reserved Economy, Business And Finance Stories

Australia’s central bank holds interest rates steady

Australia’s central bank on Tuesday held its key interest rate steady, keeping it unchanged for the third straight month, although it admits that the slowing global economy continue to weigh on Australia’s economic growth. Article © AHN – All Rights Reserved Economy, Business And Finance Stories

Mayo Clinic Seeks To Extend Its Reach With Series Of Affiliations Around The Country

Then, he put in a request for an electronic consult with the Mayo Clinic, which has an affiliation agreement with his Grand Forks, N.D., hospital.  Within 24 hours, a Mayo obstetrician got back to him, telling him about a similar case he had consulted on in Duluth, Minn. Article © AHN – All Rights Reserved […]

Android-powered smartphones dominated market in second quarter

According to the International Data Corporation, the Android operating system dominated Apple’s iOS operating system in the smartphone market during the second quarter. The research firm reported that the Apple iOS-powered iPhones shipped more than 26 million units while Android-powered smartphones shipped 104.8 million units. Article © AHN – All Rights Reserved Economy, Business And […]

Iraq opens giant Halfaya oil field for production

Iraq on Wednesday began operations on the Halfaya oil field, a facility built by China’s National Petroleum Corporation, in the southern Maysan province, said Deputy Prime Minister Hussein Al-Shahristani after the inauguration ceremony. Article © AHN – All Rights Reserved Economy, Business And Finance Stories

U.S. Senate blasts HSBC for money laundering

The U.S. Senate released a report on Monday painting HSBC as participant in a system where the London-based bank acted as financier for clients that laundered money suspected of having drug and terrorism roots. Article © AHN – All Rights Reserved Economy, Business And Finance Stories

Norway intervenes to end oil worker strike over pension

Norway, the world’s fifth largest oil exporter, on Monday used its emergency power to bring striking oil and gas workers back to work, ending a 16-day-long dispute between energy companies and trade unions over pensions. Article © AHN – All Rights Reserved Economy, Business And Finance Stories

IMF: U.S. should avoid “fiscal cliff” with too steep cuts

The International Monetary Fund warned the U.S. that it is risking a flat economic growth in 2013 if it continues to move towards a “fiscal cliff” characterized by Washington’s current tax and spending plans. An IMF report released Tuesday states that a U.S. annual growth rate of under 1 per cent will be detrimental to […]

U.S. factory orders rebound in May

Orders for durable and nondurable goods made in U.S. factories posted an increase for the month of May beating analysts’ expectations, based on government data released Tuesday. Article © AHN – All Rights Reserved Economy, Business And Finance Stories