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Emphasis on taxing digital commerce to tackle debt

Commonwealth finance ministers have recognised the potential of technology to...

S Korea's export drops 19.5pc in first 20 days of Oct

South Korea's export dropped in double figures in the first...

Mahathir warns of possible trade sanctions on Malaysia

Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said on Monday his exports-reliant...

Thailand's 2020 budget bill passes first reading

Thailand's House of Representatives narrowly voted to approve the 2020...

‘Substantial progress’ in China-US trade consultations

In a new round of trade consultations between China and...

World finance officials facing host of problems

The leaders of the 189-nation International Monetary Fund and its...

EU leaders approve Lagarde’s ECB appointment

European Union leaders have approved the appointment of Christine Lagarde...

China's GDP grows 6.2 pc in first three quarters

China's GDP expanded 6.2 per cent year on year in...

China's FDI inflow rises 6.5pc in Jan-Sep

Foreign direct investment (FDI) into the Chinese mainland expanded 6.5...

PBOC skips reverse repos

The People's Bank of China (PBOC), the central bank of...

WB likely to cut global growth forecasts again

World Bank President David Malpass said the development lender will...

China further opens up banking sector to foreign investors

China has decided to further open up its insurance and...

Banerjee, Duflo, Kremer win Nobel Prize in economics

Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer were awarded the...

Singapore's GDP growth for Q3 remains at 0.1pc on year

Singapore’s Ministry of Trade and Industry has announced that based...

China sees steady growth in trade with B&R countries

China's trade with countries along the Belt and Road (B&R)...

Javid plans to deliver first post-Brexit budget on Nov 6

British finance minister Sajid Javid said on Monday he planned...

Vietnam to post economic growth of 6.6pc in 2019: WB

Vietnam's gross domestic product (GDP) expansion is projected to decelerate...

Canada's Conservatives pledge to balance budget

Canada’s opposition Conservatives on Friday promised to balance the budget...

Outlook for Chinese banks stable: Moody's

Global credit rating agency Moody's has maintained its stable outlook...

IMF's new head warns of 'painful Brexit'

The new head of the International Monetary Fund has warned...

Singapore overtakes US as most competitive economy

Singapore is the world’s most competitive economy now, according to...

Drop in German industrial orders adds to recession signs

German industrial orders fell slightly more than expected in August...

China’s infrastructure investment reports faster growth

China's infrastructure investment rose 4.2 per cent year on year...