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Japan becomes largest foreign holder of US Treasuries

Japan overtook China to become the largest foreign holder of...

US labelling China as currency manipulator not true: Scholar

The US assertion that the recent depreciation of the Chinese...

EU slaps biodiesel duties on Indonesia

The European Commission on Tuesday imposed countervailing duties of 8.0...

US-China tariff dispute dampens Las Vegas trade show

"There is a lot of fear in the marketplace, people...

Oil prices fall on demand concerns, rising US output

Oil prices fell on Tuesday on lingering concerns over global...

Yen hits seven-month high against dollar

TOKYO (Reuters) - The yen traded close to a seven-month...

Singapore cuts 2019 GDP forecast as global risks expand

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Singapore slashed its full-year economic growth forecast...

US-China trade war leading to recession: Goldman Sachs

Goldman Sachs Group Inc  said on Sunday that fears of...

Lanka tourism industry begins to recover

COLOMBO, Aug 12: Sri Lanka’s tourism industry, badly hurt by...

Tesla electric car catches fire after hitting a tow truck in Moscow

A Tesla electric car caught fire after crashing into a...

Wealthier China boon to US, says economist

A wealthier China is a boon to the United States,...

IMF reiterates China's exchange rate broadly in line with fundamentals

China's real effective exchange rate (REER) in 2018 is estimated...

IMF stands by China's exchange rate view

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Friday affirmed its view...

China's foreign trade up 4.2pc in first seven months

China's foreign trade of goods rose 4.2 per cent year...

China mild inflation provides leeway for economic restructuring

China's consumer prices stayed elevated in July, fueled by higher...

Japan’s economy grows 1.8pc in April-June

Japanese government data is showing Japan’s economy grew at a...

Trade war escalation nudges US closer to recession: Poll

The recent escalation in the US-China trade war has brought...

China's agriculture sector sees rapid growth over past 70 years

China's agriculture sector has seen rapid growth over the past...

Malaysia int'l reserves rise marginally to $103.9b

Malaysia's central bank Bank Negara Malaysia has said that its...

US plan to contain China’s rise would end in failure: Experts

Washington's plans to contain China's economy would end in failure...

US service sector growth hits three-year low

The US non-manufacturing sector in July expanded at the slowest...

Taiwan July exports seen stable

Taiwan’s exports likely rose 0.5 per cent in July from...

Indonesia’s economy likely to grow 5pc in Q2

Indonesia’s economic growth likely to grow 5.0 per cent in...