China October data shows economy cooling further, need for more policy support

BY XIAOYI SHAO AND KEVIN YAO BEIJING Thu Nov 13, 2014 4:06am EST See at: http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/11/13/us-china-economy-activity-idUSKCN0IX0C520141113 (Reuters) – China’s economy lost further momentum in October, with factory growth dipping and investment growth hitting a near 13-year low, testing the government’s resolve to avoid stronger stimulus measures. The soft performance cemented the view that China is on track Read more about China October data shows economy cooling further, need for more policy support[…]

Irish unemployment falls to 11% in October from 11.1%

Irish unemployment fell to 11 per cent in October from 11.1 per cent in September, the 10th straight month in which it dropped, the Central Statistics Office (CSO) said. It stood at 12.4 per cent in October last year. On a seasonally-adjusted basis, the live register fell by 3,500 or 0.9 per cent in October Read more about Irish unemployment falls to 11% in October from 11.1%[…]