Oracle study examines how data and analytics can bring finance and HR teams together

A short-term mindset and entrenched cultural habits are the biggest...

US economy adds 0.3m jobs in January

The US economy added a stronger-than-expected 304,000 jobs in January,...

Pakistan introduces expatriates' bond to handle payments crisis

Cash-strapped Pakistan on Thursday launched a bond scheme for its...

Japan's jobless rate falls in December

Japan’s jobless rate fell in December and the availability of...

Indian jobless rate hits 45-year high

Indian unemployment rate rose to its highest level in at...

Recession hits Italy

Italy's economy tipped into recession at the end of last...

Saudi economy grows 2.21 per cent in 2018

Saudi Arabia’s economy grew at a pace of 2.21 per...

US Fed holds rates steady, signals pause

The US Federal Reserve on Wednesday left interest rates unchanged...

Japan retail sales climb 1.3pc in Dec

Japan’s retail sales rose more than expected in December as...

Taiwan's economy to slow in Q4: Reuters poll

Taiwan’s economic growth probably slowed in the fourth quarter (Q4)...

China's industrial profits shrink again in Dec

China's industrial profits shrank for a second straight month in...

Thailand welcomes record number of tourists in 2018

Thailand saw a record 38.27 million tourists in 2018, up...

Major central banks may face one of their biggest challenges yet

Central banks may be about to face one of their...

Li confident of keeping 2019 growth within 'appropriate range'

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said that he is confident of...

LatAm economy faces downward risks: UN

Latin American and Caribbean economies face downward risks on several...

India to remain fastest-growing economy for two years: UN

India will continue to remain the world's fastest-growing large economy...

US home sales hit three-year low

US home sales tumbled to their lowest level in three...

S Korea's 2018 GDP growth slows to six-year low

A surge in South Korean government spending boosted the country’s...

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...