China retail sales growth decelerated to 9.5 percent year-on-year in January and February, government data showed Tuesday, as policymakers work to keep the world's second-largest economy on a stable growth path.
Australia's central bank left interest rates at a record low of 1.50 percent Tuesday while striking an upbeat tone on the economy following a rebound in growth at the end of last year.
The International Monetary Fund said Saturday it had reached a preliminary agreement with Ukraine that could see the war-scarred and cashed-starved nation receive fresh aid in the first half of the year.
National Jute Day-2017 will be observed
throughout the country amid enthusiasm with a view to make jute goods popular among the people.
Leading stock exchanges romped higher Wednesday, with US markets roaring to fresh records and the dollar advancing, after President Donald Trump struck a more conciliatory note in a major address Tuesday night.
Chinese state-run energy giant Sinopec has drilled hundreds of wells across the country without finding a single drop of oil. But that was precisely the point: instead of black gold, the almost mile deep holes are providing clean heat for local homes.
Tokyo stocks opened higher on Wednesday following record closes on Wall Street while the yen remained soft.
US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Tuesday called on the International Monetary Fund to provide "candid analysis" of exchange-rate policies in member countries.
Russia's economy minister said Friday that authorities expected the ruble to begin weakening soon, but would react if the currency continues to strengthen.
Shares in troubled conglomerate Toshiba dived again Friday as Standard & Poor's warned it may cut its credit rating while a possible saviour of the Japanese firm's loss-hit nuclear unit reportedly ruled out any rescue deal.
Shares in Toshiba dived more than nine percent Tuesday after the huge conglomerate delayed the release of financial results expected to include billions of dollars in losses tied to its ailing US nuclear power unit.
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Saturday warned the International Monetary Fund and EU economic powerhouse Germany to stop playing with fire over his country's debt problems.
Tokyo stocks slipped Wednesday morning as an uptick in the yen hit exporters while energy shares dropped on falling oil prices.
The present government puts due importance on mechanisation of agriculture to make farm-activities more profitable by increasing crop yields reducing production costs in attaining sustainable food security.
Australia has forced the sale of more than Aus$100 million (US$76 million) worth of residential property bought illegally by foreigners since it introduced a robust investment regime, the government said Monday.