China Leads The World In Building Skyscrapers
January 24 2015 8:40 AM
China's economy may have slowed in 2014, but skyscraper construction projects continued to raise the nation's skyline and global profile.
Trans-Pacific Partnership Text Isn't Secret, Just Restricted: US
January 23 2015 3:42 PM
U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman defended the proposed TPP deal against charges of secrecy.
How China-Pakistan Relationship Influences US-India Ties
January 23 2015 8:15 AM
Security cooperation will be high on the agenda when Modi and Obama meet in New Delhi next week.
India Needs 'Structural Changes' To Boost Growth, Says Finance Minister
January 23 2015 7:34 AM
Arun Jaitley, the Indian finance minister, said the country needed to overhaul outdated laws and implement a "fair and reasonable" tax regime.
China January Factory Growth Stalls, Deflation Pressures Build
January 23 2015 1:42 AM
Falling prices are a concern for China, which wants to avoid Japan's fate of sinking into a 20-year deflationary funk.
India-US Nuclear Talks Hit Roadblock Again: Report
January 23 2015 1:32 AM
The two countries are looking at activating a civil nuclear agreement that has been in limbo since it came into effect in 2008.
ECB's Stimulus Boost Lifts Asia, Euro Wallows Near 11-Year Low
January 23 2015 12:25 AM
Lifted by the global surge in equities, MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan rose to an eight-week high.
China's Slowing Growth Won't Hurt World Economy: Li Keqiang
January 21 2015 2:34 PM
In fact, by carefully easing its economic growth rate, China will contribute to global economic growth, the Chinese premier said.
Who Owns The Arctic? Russia, China and Others Debate
January 21 2015 2:04 PM
At this week's Arctic Frontiers gathering, debate turns to shipping and oil extraction as China and Russia express growing interest in Arctic affairs.
Afghans Fear Grim Economic Future, Poll Shows
January 21 2015 12:28 PM
While the Taliban is a serious concern, Afghans are also worried about getting a job.
China's New Global Groove
January 21 2015 12:27 PM
China's shifting of production abroad could be a profound driver of employment through much of the developing world.
China's 'New Normal'
January 21 2015 5:01 AM
In Davos, the term “New Normal" has come to describe a new mode of development that will trump the old obsession with growth at any cost.
Will India Budge On Its Nuclear Liability Laws?
January 21 2015 3:26 AM
India may have to work around its stringent civil nuclear liability laws to facilitate U.S. investment.
Central Bankers Lurch From 'Whatever It Takes' To 'Whatever Next'
January 21 2015 2:37 AM
Financial markets are already starting to pay the price of central bank wavering and lack of cooperation with higher volatility.
BOJ Cuts Inflation Forecast, Expands Loan Program Instead Of Stimulus
January 21 2015 2:03 AM
As widely expected, the Bank of Japan held off on expanding its massive stimulus program.
Few CEOs Say Government Should Make Climate Change A Priority
January 20 2015 2:15 PM
Despite the threat of big climate-related costs to business, CEOs want government to focus more on cutting taxes than on carbon emissions.
As China Economy Slows, Producers Take Blame For Plunge In Copper, Iron Ore
January 20 2015 2:05 PM
The prices of key industrial materials are at multiyear lows, but it’s too early to blame China.
Global Unemployment Levels To Rise Amid Growing Inequality: UN
January 20 2015 4:35 AM
The United Nations said that high levels of unemployment among young people could eventually lead to "social unrest."
China Posts Weakest Annual Growth In 24 Years, More Stimulus Expected
January 19 2015 11:01 PM
It was the first time since 1999 that the government had missed a yearly growth target for gross domestic product (GDP).
China's Slowdown Could Trigger Period Of 'Structural Change,' Say Experts
January 19 2015 10:04 AM
And that might not be so bad -- a move from exports to consumption-led growth could bring long-term stability.