Four big concurrent events at CHINAPLAS

SHANGHAI, CHINA - 13 March - Development of plastics and rubber...

Singaporean retail sales fall 8.4pc in Jan

The retail sales of Singapore went down 8.4 per cent...

US adds 313,000 jobs in February

The US economy added 313,000 jobs in February, the biggest...

Will not bail out struggling banks: Tanzania president

Tanzania’s President John Magufuli has ordered the country’s central bank...

RBI turns up heat on lenders after mega loan fraud

The Reserve Bank of India has asked commercial lenders to...

Japan central bank keeps policy steady

Japan’s central bank kept monetary settings unchanged on Friday and...

Indian retail inflation likely eases

The retail inflation of India likely eased to a four-month...

Euro zone economy sees strong growth at last year’s end

The euro zone economy grew by 0.6 per cent in...

US economy's ‘headwinds shifting to tailwinds’

Things are looking up for a US economy that struggled...

China 'fully confident' about fending off systemic debt risks

China is fully confident of its ability to fend off...

RBA holds interest rates

The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) has left interest rates...

China sets 6.5pc GDP growth target for 2018

China set its gross domestic product (GDP) growth target at...

China increases defence spending by 8.1pc

China has increased its defence budget by 8.1 per cent...

Gold bribes given in $2b bank fraud case, says CBI

An official of India’s Punjab National Bank received gold and...

Panama Q4 GDP grows 4.9pc

The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in Panama grew 4.9 per...

Govt bailout remains crisis-fighting tool In Asia-Pacific banking

  MELBOURNE (S&P Global Ratings) -Asia-Pacific countries are likely to...

Trump tariff would hurt US too, IMF warns

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has joined criticism of Donald...

Japan unemployment rate hits 25-year low

Japan’s jobless rate hit a 25-year low in January and...

World heading toward another financial depression: Bill Gates

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates has made a cynical economic prediction,...

India becomes fastest growing economy again

India regained its status as the world’s fastest growing major...

Brexit vote impact pervades UK economy

Britain was the weakest Group of Seven economy over the...

Eurozone economic sentiment drops again

The Eurozone economic sentiment slipped again in February, for the...

Nigerian economy returns to growth

Nigerian economy returned to growth in 2017 after suffering its...