January 7, 2022
  • January 7, 2022

US economy rejoices off season

by on December 16, 2021 0

November is usually a time for home builders and manufacturers to unwind. But not this year. The Commerce Department announced Thursday that construction began last month on 1.68 million seasonally adjusted homes at an annual rate. That was well over the 1.57 million wanted economists and was up 11.8% from the previous month. Single-family...

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US Must Review Criminal Sanctions Policy Amid Afghan Financial Crisis

by on December 14, 2021 0

The widely recognized illegitimacy of the Taliban regime, due to its involvement in terrorism and human rights abuses, has cast uncertainty on Afghanistan’s macroeconomic tracks. The country’s economy is estimated to have contracted by 40% since the Taliban took control in August. This had substantial negative implications on basic services, financial systems and markets,...

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Monetary policy can help economic recovery | Business

by on December 12, 2021 0

Emerging Markets The tools of monetary policy can be classified into interest rate policy, reserve policy, lending operations, asset purchase programs and foreign exchange intervention. The central objective of central bank monetary policy in emerging markets is to ease financial conditions to allow credit to reach struggling firms, rather than boost aggregate demand. Without...

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Structural economic reforms: no time to waste

by on December 12, 2021 0

THE The Malaysian economy remains in recession, although it is slowly coming back to life. In the third quarter of 2021 (Q3’21), the economy contracted by 4.5%, compared to an expansion of 16.1% in the previous quarter. On a seasonally adjusted quarterly basis, the economy appears to be experiencing a W-shaped recovery with gross...

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