Immigrants 'Trapped' In US, Mexican Ex-President Says
January 25 2015 9:05 AM
Felipe Calderon tells IBTimes most undocumented immigrants don't want to become American citizens: They merely want to work in the U.S.
Eurozone Faces The Big Question: Does QE Really Work?
January 25 2015 8:51 AM
Critics of quantitative easing say it doesn't do much to help the real economy and is instead a "backdoor" bailout of banks.
Europe On Edge With Syriza Poised For Victory In Greece
January 24 2015 1:32 PM
A win for the radical left would represent a major act of defiance of the continent's austerity hawks -- but don’t run for the so-called Grexit.
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Arun Jaitley, the Indian finance minister, said the country needed to overhaul outdated laws and implement a "fair and reasonable" tax regime.
Euro Zone Starts 2015 Better Than Thought As Firms Slash Prices: Surveys
January 23 2015 5:32 AM
Markit's Eurozone Composite Flash Purchasing Managers' Index bounced to a five-month high of 52.2 from December's 51.4.
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.
Soros Warns Public Pensions Against Investing In Hedge Funds
January 22 2015 5:20 PM
The billionaire investor joins Warren Buffett in telling public officials to be wary of high-risk investments with public money.
US Markets Welcome European Stimulus
January 22 2015 11:52 AM
U.S. markets are in the green after Europe’s central bank move. The euro dives to a low unseen since 2003.
ECB To Decide On Bond-Buying Plan To Revive Euro Zone
January 22 2015 6:26 AM
Market expectations are sky-high for the European Central Bank to unveil large-scale quantitative easing.
Bank Of Canada Delivers Shock Rate Cut As ECB Gears Up For QE
January 22 2015 5:26 AM
The surprise move follows Denmark's rate cut and the Swiss National Bank's decision to drop its cap on the Swiss currency against the euro.
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.
Bank Of England Dissenters Drop Call For Higher Rates
January 21 2015 5:24 AM
British inflation last month unexpectedly tumbled to 0.5 percent, its lowest in more than 14 years and far below the BoE's 2 percent target.
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.
Can The 1% Tackle Inequality?
January 20 2015 4:49 PM
Many of the world's wealthiest have convened in a luxurious resort to discuss income inequality -- and to reject higher taxes for the rich.
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.
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."
Northern Ireland To Cut 20,000 Public-Sector Jobs
January 20 2015 1:59 AM
Northern Ireland has been under pressure to cut its dependence on a 10 billion-pound annual grant from London to run its public services.
More Stimulus Won't Help World Economy: Former Bank Of England Governor
January 19 2015 11:58 PM
Mervyn King said he was concerned about a persistent weakness in global economic demand, six years on from the depths of the financial crisis.
Germany's Schaeuble Says No Need To Worry About Euro Zone
January 19 2015 4:05 AM
German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble said on Monday that there was no need for concern about the euro zone.