IMF warns trade tensions could hit global growth

The International Monetary Fund has warned that escalating trade tensions...

UN predicts 3pc global growth in 2019-2020

The global economy will continue to grow at a steady...

26 billionaires own same wealth as poorest 3.8 billion people

The 26 richest people own as many assets as the...

Asia-Pacific FIs set to face more difficult yr

Potentially higher interest rates, as well as volatile domestic currencies,...

China sees slowest growth in 28 years

China’s economic growth cooled slightly in the fourth quarter from...

China set to post slowest growth in 28 years in 2018

China is expected to report on Monday that economic growth...

IR may ride ‘Train 18’ to $200b market

Indian Railways (IR) is planning an entry into the $200...

Sri Lanka to receive $1.0b from Bank of China

Sri Lanka will receive a loan of $1.0 billion from...

China revises 2017 GDP growth down to 6.8pc

The National Bureau of Statistics of China on Friday revised...

Business leaders urge RBI to cut benchmark rate

India’s top business groups have urged the RBI to cut...

Singapore's Dec exports post record fall

Singapore’s exports recorded their worst decline in more than two...

BOJ calls for vigilance to cost of unconventional easing

Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda said on Thursday central...

China's central bank boosts liquidity

The People's Bank of China (PBOC) on Wednesday injected liquidity...

India's plunging inflation rate opens door to monetary easing

India’s annual retail inflation rate dropped to an 18-month low...

Indonesia posts record trade gap in 2018

Indonesia, classified as a newly industrialised country, posted wider-than-expected trade...

Bank of China offers Sri Lanka $300m loan

Bank of China (BOC) has offered a loan of $300...

China export grows highest in seven years despite trade war

China’s exports rose 9.9 per cent in 2018, its strongest...

Qatar Investment Authority targets $45b in US investments

Qatar Investment Authority aims to raise investments in the United...

Zimbabwe plans new currency amid dollar shortage

Zimbabwe will introduce a new currency in the next 12...

Vietnam eyes $40b garment, textile exports in 2019

Vietnam will achieve garment and textile export turnovers of 40...

Germany faces 100 billion euro budget gap through 2023

The German government faces a gap of around 100 billion...

China to set lower GDP growth target in 2019

China plans to set a lower economic growth target of...

India’s inflation in Dec likely hit record low

India’s retail inflation in December is expected to have eased...