Published: Oct 07, 2021
Travel during Chinas "Golden Week" national vacation was down by a third on pre-pandemic levels, suggesting government measures to contain sporadic coronavirus outbreaks are weighing on tourism and spending in the worlds second-largest economy.
Published: May 27, 2021
Ford shares reached a five-year high after the automaker said its boosting spending on electric vehicles by at least 36% to $30 billion over the next four years and said that by the decades end, four out of 10 models it sells will be battery-powered.
Published: May 07, 2021
As a result of the pandemic, 94 per cent of people in the Asia Pacific region (APAC) said they will consider using at least one emerging payment method, such as QR codes, digital or mobile wallets, installment plans, crypto currencies, biometrics and others, in the coming year.
Published: Apr 05, 2021
Research organisation Hakuhodo Institute of Life and Living Asean (Thailand), in cooperation with its affiliate, has predicted that the long Songkran holidays will see Thai consumers dipping into their pockets for goods and activities that make them and their families happy.
Published: Dec 24, 2020
U.S. consumer spending and incomes fell more than forecast in November and filings for unemployment benefits remained at elevated levels last week, the latest signs that the autumn's surge in coronavirus cases is sapping the economic recovery.