China sees home prices rise in January

China’s new home prices grew in January although major cities...

UK economy lags behind G7 after growth rate cut

Britain’s economy was weaker than previously thought in 2017, official...

CBI arrests Rotomac owner in bank probe

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probing wrongdoing in the...

BOK likely to hold key rate steady

The Bank of Korea (BOK) is widely expected to hold...

India’s bank adopts strict SWIFT controls after mega fraud case

India’s state-run Punjab National Bank has stepped up its controls...

UK sees strong productivity growth since financial crisis

The United Kingdom (UK) has witnessed the strongest two quarters...

Eurozone economy sees strong growth

A closely monitored economic survey of the 19-country eurozone illustrates...

Tourist arrivals in Thailand rise 10.87pc

The number of foreign tourists visiting Thailand rose 10.87 per...

Singapore plans to hike sales tax

Singapore government has decided to hike its sales tax to...

Japan hopes US returns to TPP

Negotiators from Japan speak about a positive stance by the...

Italy debt-GDP ratio falls

Bank of Italy said the country’s public debt as a...

UK households turn gloomier on finances: Survey

British households’ gloom about their finances deepened this month, and...

India’s $1.8b bank fraud that went unnoticed

The Punjab National Bank branch in south Mumbai sits just...

China's industrial capacity utilisation touches 5-year high

China's industrial capacity utilisation hits 77 per cent in 2017,...

Indian bank loses nearly $2m in fraud on SWIFT system

India’s City Union Bank Ltd said on Saturday it had...

IMF shows no objection to European Monetary Fund plan

International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde has no objection to...

India detains three over its biggest-ever bank scam

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) detained two employees of...

China housing rental market sees steady growth

China's housing rental market was estimated at 1.3 trillion yuan...

Japan eyes hiking optional pension age beyond 70

Japan has okayed plans to let people choose to start...

Russia likely to face growth setbacks

A deal on oil output cuts between OPEC and non-OPEC...

Hackers steal $6m from Russian banks

Hackers stole $ 6.0 million (339.5 million rubles) in an...

Japan reappoints Kuroda as BOJ chief

Japan has reappointed central bank chief Haruhiko Kuroda for another...

Colombian GDP grows 1.8pc in 2017

Colombia’s gross domestic product rose 1.8 per cent in 2017,...