Do We Still Need Banks?
January 22 2014 9:48 AM
At Davos, researchers from Swiss banking giant UBS released a provocative white paper on global banking, trade and technology.
Is Pakistan's Energy Solution The Sun?
January 21 2014 2:16 PM
Pakistan is far behind India and Bangladesh in solar power development.
What The UN Is Forecasting For 2014, 2015 Global GDP Growth
January 20 2014 3:38 PM
As the U.S. Federal Reserve unwinds its $85 billion monthly bond purchases, emerging nations may have the most to lose.
This Is How Rich The Top 85 People Are Compared To The World
January 20 2014 1:01 PM
What's more, the global wealth disparity is probably greater than you think.
Thailand Protests, Myanmar Suffers
January 16 2014 11:13 AM
Thai political strife is reaching beyond its own borders as Thailand-Myanmar joint projects are shelved.
World Bank Economists: Global Economy Is Strengthening
January 15 2014 12:42 AM
The World Bank released its 2014 Global Economics Prospects report on Tuesday. Here are the highlights.
How Low Will China's Economic Growth Be?
January 14 2014 6:25 AM
Here are economists' estimates for China's Q4 GDP, Dec. factory production, FX reserves, bank lending, FAI and retail sales.
Why Indonesia's Economic Sky Should Clear In 2014
January 14 2014 6:20 AM
Last year was rough for Indonesia, with fuel-price hikes and rising inflation, but things are expected to change this year.
South Korea Prefers China Over The TPP
January 13 2014 10:45 AM
South Korea says it will push for a South Korea-China free trade agreement over joining the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) this year.
10 Things To Expect From China In 2014
January 13 2014 3:18 AM
An executive at consulting firm McKinsey & Company has drawn up a list of 10 things that could dominate the Year of the Wooden Horse.
Kudos To Myanmar: It's No Longer The Riskiest Country For Businesses
January 08 2014 2:56 PM
The Southeast Asian nation, while still one of the riskiest countries for companies, has made considerable progress.
Will Russia's Economy Hit Olympic Heights In 2014?
January 08 2014 10:27 AM
Last year, Russia's economy barely grew. What's in store for 2014?
The Outlook For China's Property Market
January 08 2014 5:57 AM
A major bank has pertinent thoughts on this key real estate market.
In Pakistan, It's 'Three Cheers For Bollywood'
January 07 2014 11:51 AM
The release of "Dhoom 3" (or any such product from India) in Pakistan raises a raft of thorny and confusing legal questions.
Where W. Europe's Seniors Are Looking To Access Affordable Health Care
January 06 2014 12:33 PM
The number of people who reach their 80th birthday will quadruple to almost 400 million by the year 2050,
The Year Of Horse For Vietnam
January 03 2014 7:45 AM
Economists say the main bright spots in 2014 for Vietnam will continue to be export-oriented firms.
Singapore's City Of The Future And The Ghost Of Tom Joad
January 02 2014 1:09 PM
Singapore is one of the wealthiest countries on earth, its stunning economic growth made possible by a global phenomenon -- legions of officially sanctioned, often exploited migrant workers.
Why China's Local Governments Will Never Default
January 02 2014 11:38 AM
Beijing is too concerned about growth to allow local governments to default. The best way to get rid of maturing debt? Roll it over.
China Manufacturing PMI Falls
January 01 2014 10:03 PM
Growth in Chinese manufacturing activity slowed in December, according to two separate surveys.
How China's Ballooning Local Gov't Debt Endangers Its Economy
December 30 2013 11:12 AM
China's total government debt amounted to approximately 53 percent of GDP. By comparison, the U.S. has a debt-to-GDP ratio of 73 percent.