Friday, July 19, 2013
Stocks continued to rise Thursday after the U.S. Federal Reserve said it will extend its stimulus policies if necessary, though Chinese markets were overshadowed by uncertainty over the country's economic outlook.
Wednesday, July 17, 2013
The Dutch government is reviewing double taxation treaties with developing countries to determine if they are unfair and should be renegotiated, State Secretary of Finance Minister Frans Weekers said.
Australia's central bank on Tuesday said there could be room for a further interest rate cut, despite the cash rate sitting at its lowest level since the bank's 1959 establishment.
Friday, July 12, 2013
Australia's jobless rate jumped to 5.7 percent in June, its highest level in almost four years, as the mining-driven economy gears up for a bumpy transition away from its reliance on commodities.
Wednesday, July 10, 2013
Taiwan's annual computerized war games to be held next week will test the counter-invasion capabilities of local forces in the face of a simulated Chinese invasion, the Ministry of National Defense (MND) said yesterday.
Tuesday, July 9, 2013
Virgin on Monday completed the purchase of a 60-percent stake in low-cost rival Tigerair Australia and named its chief executive John Borghetti as chairman of the new business.
Friday, July 5, 2013
Russia is likely to increase its exports of wheat to Egypt in the marketing year that started on July 1, despite political upheaval in the world's largest wheat importer that may slash its overall purchases, Russia's Grain Union said on Thursday.
Wednesday, July 3, 2013
An increase to the minimum wage slated for next year may be called off as the Ma administration approved a similar hike just three months ago, the Council of Labor Affairs (CLA) said yesterday.1 Comment
Australia's central bank held the official interest rate steady at 2.75 percent Tuesday, with an uptick in the economy expected over time and hopes for a further fall to its mining-powered dollar.
Monday, June 24, 2013
Australia expects the International Court of Justice will outlaw Japanese whaling in the Antarctic before the next whale hunting season begins in January.