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Japan's current account surplus expands to record Y2.38 trillion in August
  • Tue, 10 Oct 2017 18:34

The current account surplus expanded to ¥2.38 trillion ($ 21 billion) in August - the highest on record for the month - lifted by foreign investment...

Malaysia's August exports grow 21.5% on strong global demand
  • Sat, 07 Oct 2017 14:31

MALAYSIA'S exports expanded by slightly over a fifth or 21.5 per cent to RM82.23 billion (S$ 26.5 billion) in the month of August on the back of...

Consumer spending barely increases in August
  • Sun, 01 Oct 2017 02:22

US consumer spending barely rose in August likely as Hurricane Harvey weighed on car sales and annual inflation increased at its slowest pace since la...

Hong Kong home prices rise for 17th straight month in August
  • Fri, 29 Sep 2017 18:44

Hong Kong’s secondary home prices rose for the 17th straight month in August, with the data set coinciding with a warning from the Hong Kong Mon...

UK retail sales surge in August, likely to boost Bank of England rate hike bets
  • Wed, 20 Sep 2017 17:32

British retail sales unexpectedly surged in August, official figures showed on Wednesday, boosting the chance that the Bank of England will raise inte...

August Smart Lock Pro and Smart Lock 3rd Generation reviews: The best retrofit lock gets incrementally smarter
  • Tue, 19 Sep 2017 22:40

August Home is now an old-timer in the smart lock field, with more than five years of history devoted to a single product category. And at long last, ...

Bidding wars in August: Fevered Portland homebuyers pay more than asking price (photos)
  • Tue, 19 Sep 2017 21:43

In Portland's hot housing market, 38 percent of homes sold in August 2017 went for over asking price, according to Estately. Here are the top examples...

August announces new smart locks and a smart doorbell
  • Tue, 19 Sep 2017 12:57

 August has updated its smart lock line with a new Pro version with Bluetooth, HomeKit, and Wi-Fi support, as well as the more basic model for $ ...

August adds three devices to its growing smart home roster - CNET
  • Tue, 19 Sep 2017 11:34

August just added two new smart locks and a doorbell to its product lineup. CNET News

China’s August home price growth cools in top cities as property curbs bite
  • Tue, 19 Sep 2017 00:45

Home price growth lost steam in all major Chinese cities in August, an indication that Beijing’s efforts to stabilise housing costs are continui...

August oil production from Norway lower than expected
  • Fri, 15 Sep 2017 17:31

Total oil production in August from Norway, one of Europe's main suppliers, was slightly lower than expected, the government said Friday. Latest News...

China’s economy loses steam in August, but Beijing seems just fine with that
  • Thu, 14 Sep 2017 18:09

China’s economy lost momentum in August, with industrial output and retail sales both seeing slower growth, though the weaker figures are unlike...

KOREA OPEN R32 – August luck continues for Christie
  • Thu, 14 Sep 2017 03:34

The opening round of men’s singles at the Korea Open saw key upsets for Jonatan Christie, Brice Leverdez, and Ygor Coelho. By Don Hearn, Badzine Cor...

Maglan Capital August 2017 Commentary
  • Wed, 13 Sep 2017 07:28

Maglan Capital commentary for the month of August 2017. Maglan Capital increased in value by 0.78% (net of all fees) during the month of August. For 2...

China's export growth slows in August but imports pick up
  • Sun, 10 Sep 2017 08:21

CHINESE exports grew slower than forecast in August, hit by weak global demand, but analysts said on Friday that a jump in imports indicated a pick-up...

Investment funds buy $11.810 billion two-year note in August: U.S. Treasury
  • Sun, 10 Sep 2017 07:27

Large investment managers bought $ 11.810 billion at a 2-year note auction held in August, Reuters: Money

Greater Vancouver housing sales and prices sharply higher in August compared to same month of 2016
  • Wed, 06 Sep 2017 00:43

A year ago, the then premier, Christy Clark, introduced a 15 percent foreign-buyers tax to try to cool the market. The Georgia Straight

Princess Norodom Buppha Devi in Tsim Sha Tsui in August. Picture: James Wendlinger
  • Mon, 04 Sep 2017 07:26

Chap Chamroeuntola is alone on stage. Dressed in a long pleated skirt and tight-fitting tunic, the 29-year-old stands on her left leg, eyes downcast. ...

156,000 jobs added in August; figure falls below expectations
  • Sun, 03 Sep 2017 22:26

THE US economy added 156,000 jobs in August as the unemployment rate was essentially unchanged - up marginally to 4.4 per cent from 4.3 per cent, fede...

US employment growth misses forecasts for August
  • Sun, 03 Sep 2017 19:30

Employers created less jobs than expected in the US last month, latest figures show. BBC News - Business

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