US jobs growth less than expected, nevertheless unemployment dips

US jobs growth was slower than expected in April, as...

NIESR cuts growth forecast after weak Q1

The National Institute of Economic and Social Research (NIESR) has...

Women entrepreneurship key to achieving more gender equal Asia-Pacific: ADB

Despite the progress made over the last two decades in...

ADB to team with private sector to help achieve SDGs

Asian Development Bank (ADB) is firmly committed to partnering with...

Italy's employment rate hits 10-year high

The employment rate in Italy was 58.3 per cent in...

Euro zone manufacturing slows in April

Euro zone factory growth slowed further last month from record...

Canada economy grows 0.4pc in Feb

The gross domestic product (GDP) of Canada rose 0.40 per...

Russian military spending falls again

Russian military spending fell by a fifth last year, its...

UK shop prices drop

British shop prices slipped again in April, according to a...

Australia's central bank keeps rate at historic lows

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

China’s RMG industry faces tough times

At the bustling Canton Fair in southern China, second-generation textile...

German retail sales drop in March

Retail sales in Germany dropped in last month, marking a...

Turkey c bank lifts year-end inflation forecast

The Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey (CBRT), the...

Myanmar’s foreign trade reaches $1.5b in April 1-20

Myanmar’s trade with foreign countries in the first 20 days...

UK house prices edge up in April

House prices in United Kingdom (UK) rose a bit more...

S’pore's manufacturing output rises in March

The manufacturing output of Singapore grew 5.9 per cent year...

Argentina c bank holds policy rate at 27.25pc

Argentina’s central bank (BCRA) held its benchmark interest rate at...

Euro zone banks see rising loan demand in Q2: Survey

Banks in the euro zone expect demand for corporate loans,...

China’s March LNG imports rise 64.2pc

China imported 3.25 million tonnes of liquefied natural gas (LNG)...

Singapore's CPI edges up in March

The Consumer Price Index (CPI) of Singapore rose 0.2 per...

IMF not doing enough to reduce inequality

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is not doing enough beyond...

Rising financial vulnerabilities threaten global growth prospects : IMF

Global growth has further strengthened and is increasingly broad-based, driven...

Global economy has a 'bumpy road ahead', warns IMF

World leaders, finance ministers, the private sector and nongovernmental organisations...