Graying Population Part Of Reason Behind Japanese Recession
November 18 2014 11:43 AM
An aging population could be part of the reason monetary stimulus has been so ineffective in Japan.
Australia, China Agree On Landmark Free Trade Deal
November 17 2014 4:53 AM
Australia is trying to reduce its reliance on mineral exports, and expand its food and agricultural exports to a growing Asian middle class.
Recession Clouds Future Of 'Abenomics'
November 17 2014 4:16 AM
The third-quarter contraction in Japan's economy is believed to have been mainly triggered by a 3 percent sales tax increase in April.
Japan Recession Paves Way For Tax Delay, Snap Poll
November 17 2014 12:20 AM
The world's third-largest economy had been forecast to rebound by 2.1 percent in the third quarter, but consumption and exports remained weak.
Japan In Recession
November 16 2014 7:49 PM
The unexpected economic contraction could prompt Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to postpone a second scheduled sales tax increase.
G-20 Aims To Boost Its GDP 2% By 2018
November 16 2014 10:27 AM
A European Union-U.S. free-trade agreement could be one factor in G-20 growth between now and then.
'Breakthough' In Landmark WTO Deal
November 13 2014 2:37 AM
India and the U.S. were locked in an impasse for months, jeopardizing a pact that could potentially boost global trade by $1 trillion.
APEC Leaders Back China-Proposed Trade Pact
November 11 2014 7:36 AM
The 21-member nations in the APEC bloc approved the launch of a two-year study of the initiative proposed by China.
All About The TPP And Why It Matters
November 10 2014 2:53 AM
U.S. President Barack Obama said on Monday that the Trans-Pacific Partnership has “the potential for being a historic agreement.”
China’s President Signals GDP Growth Could Slow To 7%
November 09 2014 9:17 AM
Sure, China's economy is in a slowdown, but it isn't all that "scary," President Xi Jinping says at APEC CEO Summit Sunday.
Japan PM Mulls Delay In Hike Of Sales Tax, Snap Elections
November 09 2014 7:52 AM
If Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe dissolves the lower house of parliament, then the snap elections could be held Dec. 14 or Dec. 21.
China OKs More Than $100B For Infrastructure Projects
November 08 2014 10:04 AM
The fiscal stimulus will fund the building of new airports and railways in the world's No. 2 economy.
India To Set Up New Drugs Regulator For Traditional Medicines
November 07 2014 12:02 AM
India's share in the global market for such medicines reportedly remained "negligible" compared to countries like China.
China Uncovers $1.16B In Lost Taxes
November 03 2014 11:51 PM
Climate Change Could Be ‘Irreversible’ Under Current Conditions By 2100
November 02 2014 9:09 AM
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change has issued its strongest warning about the use of fossil fuels to date.
Bangladesh Hit By Nationwide Power Blackout
November 01 2014 7:05 AM
Officials used powerful generators to restore power in some places while hospitals and airports ran on emergency generators.
China’s Manufacturing Slows In October
October 31 2014 10:15 PM
The country’s Purchasing Managers Index came in at 50.8. Economists had expected better performance.
$75 Trillion Shadow Looms Over Global Economy
October 31 2014 6:55 AM
Unregulated entities have filled the vacuum left behind by shrinking banks that are coping with new regulations after the financial crisis.
Why US Money Can't Stop Afghanistan's Opium Trade
October 29 2014 3:00 PM
The $3 billion industry is only growing, despite American and Afghan efforts to put a stop to it.
India's Government Submits 'Black Money' List To Top Court
October 29 2014 7:43 AM
It is estimated that Indians hold as much as $500 billion in illegal funds in overseas tax havens, including in Switzerland and Mauritius.