`Tremendous Weaknesses' Seen in Europe, HSBC Says

Aug. 12 (Bloomberg) -- Stephen King, chief economist at HSBC Holdings Plc, discusses the Japanese economy, European fiscal and political union, and Bank of England monetary policy. He speaks with Francine Lacqua and Guy Johnson on Bloomberg Television's "The Pulse." (Source: Bloomberg)

How China's 'New Economy' Drives Global Economies
33:22 - China’s new economy is powering ahead even as old industrial sectors drag on growth. Problem is, the performance of up-and-coming industries is often overlooked in official data that’s skewed to measuring things like steel or coal output. An index being developed by investment adviser CEMB Group and Chengdu-based Business Big Data is seeking to flesh out coverage of sectors like information technology, green energy and advanced materials. It finds these and other so-called "new economy" industries now account for about a third of China’s output, with higher investment in research and development and better wages that lure and retain talent fueling their rise. Royal London Asset Management Chief Investment Officer Piers Hillier discusses with Bloomberg's Anna Edwards in London and Manus Cranny in Dubai on "Countdown."
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