S. Korea Growth Outlook May Have Deteriorated

May 9 (Bloomberg) -- Ronald Man, an economist at HSBC Holdings Plc in Hong Kong, talks about South Korea's economy, central bank monetary policy and the local currency. The Bank of Korea joined central banks in Australia, Europe and India in cutting interest rates this month, as a weak yen dims the outlook for the nation's exports and record household debt weighs on consumption. Man speaks with Zeb Eckert on Bloomberg Television's "On the Move." (Source: Bloomberg)
Has China's Slowdown Infected Japan’s Production?
32:34 - Japan’s industrial production unexpectedly fell in July, sapping a rebound in the economy from a slump last quarter. Output fell 0.6 percent from June, when it increased 1.1 percent, the trade ministry said on Monday, compared with the median forecast for a 0.1 percent gain in Bloomberg survey. The world’s third-biggest economy is struggling to recover from a contraction, as slowing growth in China -- Japan’s biggest trading partner -- weighs on exports.
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