Japan's core consumer prices rose 0.5% in December from a year earlier, increasing for a second month in a row at the fastest pace in nearly two years in a sign of broadening inflationary pressure from rising fuel and raw material costs.
South Korea's economy likely accelerated in the last quarter, buoyed by strong exports and investments, but an economic slowdown in China and surging COVID-19 cases pose a significant risk, a Reuters poll found.
Japan's core consumer prices rose 0.5% in December from a year earlier, increasing for a second month in a row at the fastest pace in nearly two years in a sign of broadening inflationary pressures from rising fuel and raw material costs.
Influential British fund manager Terry Smith attacked Unilever's failed 50 billion pound ($68.2 billion) bid for GSK's Consumer Health assets as a "near death experience" and urged Unilever management to focus on strengthening performance.
(Reuters) -American Airlines Group Inc on Thursday forecast returning to profitability in March, after reporting a smaller fourth-quarter loss, but said cost pressures would remain elevated this year due to the Omicron coronavirus variant-induced turmoil.
PARIS (Reuters) -Twitter must disclose details on what it does to tackle hate speech online in France, the Paris appeals court ruled on Thursday, handing a win to advocacy groups that say the social network does not do enough.
(Reuters) -Unilever's strategy was under the investor microscope on Thursday after the consumer goods giant effectively abandoned its $68 billion pursuit of GlaxoSmithKline's consumer healthcare business.