Japan's 10-day break likely to give economy short-term boost

Japan's unprecedented 10-day holiday to celebrate Crown Prince Naruhito's enthronement...

Blasts to hit economy, tourism, says Lanka PM

Attacks on three Christian churches and three hotels in Sri...

Jet Airways employees mull taking over airline

Internal differences of opinion on employees taking over the management...

India eyes Rs 420b electric vehicles mkt by 2030

At least half a dozen public sector firms, Indian Railways...

China BRI summit to urge sustainable financing

SHANGHAI, Apr 21: World leaders meeting in Beijing this week...

India warns IMF against fresh bailout for Pakistan

India and some other nations have cautioned the International Monetary...

Thailand plans $630m in economic measures to boost growth

Thailand’s Finance Minister Apisak Tantivorawong said the country will introduce...

US trade deficit hits eight-month low

The US trade deficit fell to an eight-month low in...

China Q1 GDP growth steadies at 6.4pc

China’s economy grew 6.4 per cent in the first quarter...

UK pay growth hits fresh decade high

British workers’ pay grew at its joint fastest pace in...

Asia economy sustaining solid growth: ADB chief

The head of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) has said...

Middle class shrinking as incomes stagnate, costs rise: OECD

The middle class is shrinking in developed economies as increases...

FATF asks Pakistan to document all gold purchases in country

The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) has reportedly handed over...

Tanzania agrees $1.7b deal with World Bank

Tanzania has agreed a new 1.7 billion US dollar financing...

Germany to halve 2019 growth forecast

The German government is set to halve its 2019 growth...

China’s 2019 growth seen slowing to 30-year low

China’s economic growth is expected to slow to a near...

Zimbabwe GDP growth below target at 4pc

Zimbabwe’s economy grew by 4.0 per cent last year, below...

European shares slip as growth fears weigh

European shares fell on Thursday as investor sentiment was dented...

ECB keeps policy, rate guidance unchanged

The European Central Bank kept its policy unchanged as expected...

India’s retail inflation seen inching up in March

India’s retail inflation is expected to have accelerated in March...

Cigarette price hike to add up to 1pc to Turkish inflation

A 20 per cent price increase on cigarettes is expected...

US adds 196,000 jobs in March

The US economy added 196,000 jobs in March, while the...

UK house prices inch up, but likely to remain subdue: Halifax

The house price in United Kingdom (UK) rose slightly more...