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US federal deficit reaches $984b in FY2019

The US federal budget deficit reached 984 billion US dollars...

Singapore's manufacturing output rises 0.1pc in Sept

Singapore Economic Development Board said on Friday that the country's...

US-China trade reprieve makes no dent on recession chances: Poll

The recent truce in the US-China trade war is not...

S Korea GDP grows 0.4pc in third quarter

South Korea’s economy grew at a slower pace of 0.4...

Ukraine forecasts GDP growth of up to 3.7pc in 2020

The Ukrainian government predicted next year's gross domestic product (GDP)...

IMF official urges multilateral cooperation to resolve trade tensions

A senior official of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has...

German budget surplus at 1.7pc of GDP in Q2

Germany’s seasonally adjusted budget surplus was 1.7 per cent of...

Global renewable power capacity to rise by 50pc

Global renewable energy capacity is set to rise by 50...

Emphasis on taxing digital commerce to tackle debt

Commonwealth finance ministers have recognised the potential of technology to...

S Korea's export drops 19.5pc in first 20 days of Oct

South Korea's export dropped in double figures in the first...

Mahathir warns of possible trade sanctions on Malaysia

Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said on Monday his exports-reliant...

Thailand's 2020 budget bill passes first reading

Thailand's House of Representatives narrowly voted to approve the 2020...

‘Substantial progress’ in China-US trade consultations

In a new round of trade consultations between China and...

World finance officials facing host of problems

The leaders of the 189-nation International Monetary Fund and its...

EU leaders approve Lagarde’s ECB appointment

European Union leaders have approved the appointment of Christine Lagarde...

China's GDP grows 6.2 pc in first three quarters

China's GDP expanded 6.2 per cent year on year in...

China's FDI inflow rises 6.5pc in Jan-Sep

Foreign direct investment (FDI) into the Chinese mainland expanded 6.5...

PBOC skips reverse repos

The People's Bank of China (PBOC), the central bank of...

WB likely to cut global growth forecasts again

World Bank President David Malpass said the development lender will...

China further opens up banking sector to foreign investors

China has decided to further open up its insurance and...

Banerjee, Duflo, Kremer win Nobel Prize in economics

Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer were awarded the...

Singapore's GDP growth for Q3 remains at 0.1pc on year

Singapore’s Ministry of Trade and Industry has announced that based...

China sees steady growth in trade with B&R countries

China's trade with countries along the Belt and Road (B&R)...