Jun 17, 2015 at 13:43 | Source: PTI
Quake-hit Nepal needs fund equivalent to one third of its economy to recover from the deadly disasters which killed nearly 9,000 people, according to a World Bank report released on Wednesday.
Jun 15, 2015 at 18:01 | Source: Reuters
Roughly half of India's farmland lacks irrigation and relies on monsoon rain, but this year's rainfall is officially forecast to be only 88 percent of the long-term average and, for the first time in nearly three decades, farmers face a second straight year of drought or drought-like conditions.
Jun 03, 2015 at 20:43 | Source: Reuters
The decision to leave the cost of borrowing unchanged was widely expected after the ECB cut rates to rock-bottom levels last September and said they had hit "the lower bound".
Jun 03, 2015 at 14:30 | Source: Reuters
SoftBank has been turning to overseas deals for growth amid a lacklustre Japanese economy and shrinking demographics. The latest move comes two days after SoftBank said it had increased its controlling stake in Supercell, the Finnish mobile games maker best known for its hit title 'Clash of Clans'.
May 04, 2015 at 08:10 | Source: Reuters
Asian share markets stumbled on Monday and the Australian dollar took a hit after disappointing news on Chinese manufacturing underlined the need for further policy stimulus in the world's second biggest economy.
Apr 29, 2015 at 10:25 | Source: Reuters
The central bank is considering monetary policy at a time when the US economy has hit a soft patch, blamed largely on harsh winter weather, a strong dollar and disruptions at West Coast ports.
Apr 20, 2015 at 08:30 | Source: CNBC
Russia's economy, which grew by just 0.6 percent in 2014, is expected to enter a deep recession this year under the weight of lower oil prices and sanctions, which have compounded the country's underlying structural weaknesses and undermined business and consumer confidence.
Apr 18, 2015 at 12:37 | Source: CNBC
The IMF estimated on Tuesday that Greece's economy would grow by 2.5 percent this year and 3.7 percent in 2016 forecasts that bemused some analysts aware of the country's hefty debt burden and deadlocked talk with international creditors.
Mar 17, 2015 at 16:12 | Source: Reuters
Lagarde said advanced economies could help reduce the risk of market volatility by communicating policy intentions clearly. But she added that emerging markets that had tackled economic vulnerabilities had fared better when shockwaves hit in 2013.
Mar 08, 2015 at 09:52 | Source: Reuters
Chinese regulators are turning to Japan for lessons on economic history, determined to keep the worlds second biggest economy from taking the same path of recession and deflation that has blighted its neighbour for the past 20 years.