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World's richest 2,000 hold more than 4.6b combined: Oxfam

The world’s richest 2,153 people controlled more money than the...

New ADB President Masatsugu Asakawa assumes office

Masatsugu Asakawa has assumed office as the 10th President of...

China-US trade deal to reduce global uncertainty: IMF chief

The newly signed China-US phase-one trade deal will reduce the...

Italian exports fall 4.2pc in November

Italian exports fell by 4.2 per cent in November 2019...

Amazon promises to create 1.0m new jobs in India

Amazon.com Inc said on Friday it planned to create 1.0...

US drops China currency manipulator label

The US Treasury Department on Monday dropped its designation of...

US imposes more sanctions on Iran

The United States has imposed more sanctions on Iran in...

China's economy to maintain steady growth in 2020

China is capable of maintaining steady economic growth in the...

Weekly jobless claims fall to 214,000

The number of initial jobless claims in the United States...

Global growth to recover to 2.5pc in 2020: WB

Global economic growth is projected to recover to 2.5 per...

US oil imports up, exports down last week: EIA

US crude oil imports increased while exports decreased during the...

Italy's overall tax burden drops slightly

The overall tax burden in Italy dipped slightly over the...

Facing Brexit unknowns, UK financial sector pays record taxes

Britain’s financial industry paid a record near-$100 billion in taxes...

Vietnam's industrial production rises 8.86 pc in 2019

Vietnam's national index of industrial production rose 8.86 per cent...

Tibet's GDP grows 9pc in 2019

The gross domestic product (GDP) in southwest China's Tibet Autonomous...

Taiwan Dec export growth seen slowing: Reuters poll

Taiwan’s exports likely grew at a slower pace in December,...

BOJ to conduct policy carefully over Iran tensions

Bank of Japan (BOJ) Governor Haruhiko Kuroda has said the...

Oil price rises on fear of Iranian retaliation against US

The price of oil surged Friday as global investors were...

US weekly jobless claims drop to 222,000

The number of initial jobless claims in the United States...

Singapore posts decade-low growth in 2019

Singapore’s economy expanded at its slowest pace in a decade...

Israel's agricultural damages reach $77m in 2019

Israeli agricultural damages totalled 265 million new shekels (about 77...

Oman approves 2020 budget

Sultan Qaboos bin Said of Oman has issued a royal...

S Korea's export posts double-digit fall in 2019

South Korea's export logged a double-digit fall last year, marking...