Aug 18, 2014 at 08:44 | Source: Reuters
Six years since the global financial crisis spurred a relentless pursuit of yields, Asian stock markets are at record highs, bond yields have tumbled to pre-crisis lows and companies are raising huge amounts of cheap equity and debt.
Jun 11, 2014 at 08:34 | Source: Reuters
The poverty-fighting institution predicted the world economy would grow 2.8 percent this year, below its prior forecast of 3.2 percent made in January, but it expressed confidence activity was already shifting to more solid footing.
Apr 01, 2014 at 13:12 | Source: CNBC
According to a recent research note from the investment bank, producer prices have now been declining for the longest period of time since the 1997-1998 Asian financial crisis, and the trend is posing a very real threat to Beijing`s broader macro-economic policy.
Mar 18, 2014 at 16:24 | Source: CNBC
Average new home prices in major Chinese cities rose 8.7 percent on year in February, the National Bureau of Statistics said on Tuesday, cooling from a 9.6 percent rise in the previous month.
Mar 05, 2014 at 08:32 | Source: Reuters
Bullion's drop came as US equities measured by the S&P 500 index surged more than 1 percent to a record high after Russian leader Vladimir Putin ordered troops involved in a military exercise near the Ukrainian border back to their bases as he sought to ease tensions.
Mar 04, 2014 at 21:38 | Source: Reuters
After a six-year sales slump, Europe's car market is finally showing signs of recovery as even the countries hardest hit by the euro zone debt crisis move out of recession. Industry data on Monday showed car sales in Germany, Italy and Spain rose last month, although they dipped in France.
Feb 13, 2014 at 09:57 | Source: CNBC
Investment bank Jefferies noted that there has been a far greater amount of corporate bond issuance in emerging markets than equity issuance, rising to an estimated 1.19 percent of GDP in emerging markets as a whole, compared with only around 0.69 percent in 2010.
Feb 10, 2014 at 13:06 | Source: Forbes India
Recent policy decisions are eroding peoples trust in governments, financial institutions and formal currencies
Jan 12, 2014 at 18:33 | Source: PTI
The EU Data Protection Directive governs trans-border data flows and lays down conditions for transferring of personal data of EU citizens outside the region.
Dec 31, 2013 at 13:20 | Source: CNBC
Local governments in China borrowed heavily following the global financial crisis to help sustain the country`s impressive growth rates by funding investment projects. The entities are not permitted to borrow from banks, so instead they set up special purpose vehicles to do so.