Monday, November 3, 2014
The Bank of Japan's surprise decision to take its monetary easing policies into what has been called "another dimension" elicited a strong response from the market, sending stock prices soaring and the yen's value plunging.
Monday, October 27, 2014
The first three quarters of 2014 brought good news to economists everywhere, setting records in Taiwan's stock market. However, recent fluctuations have investors worried.
Wednesday, October 15, 2014
India's consumer price inflation slid unexpectedly in September to its lowest in nearly three years, data showed Monday, giving greater scope for an interest rate cut that could spur a stuttering economy.
Tuesday, October 7, 2014
The World Bank on Monday trimmed its growth forecasts for developing East Asian economies this year and next, as China's economic expansion loses momentum and policymakers face tighter global monetary conditions.
Wednesday, September 24, 2014
Shoemaker to the stars Jimmy Choo unveiled plans Tuesday for a London stock market float valuing it at up to 800 million pounds (US$1.3 billion) to fund expansion in Asia.
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
The surprisingly slow global economic recovery was the cue for local economists to drastically cut their forecasts for Singapore's export performance this year.
Saturday, September 13, 2014
A new index ranks Japan as the most efficient among Asian countries in turning the building blocks of creativity into tangible innovations that benefit their economies and people while Myanmar, Pakistan and Cambodia are least efficient.
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
The number of older workers in Singapore taking home less than SG$1,000 (US$800) a month in Singapore has doubled to nearly 35,000 over the past decade, according to figures from the Ministry of Manpower.
Tuesday, August 12, 2014
Mah Sing Group Bhd will develop 3.4 bil. ringgit worth of residential projects in Penang and Kuala Lumpur over the next five years.
The economy has been expanding at a steady pace so far this year, but spectacular full-year growth rates are unlikely despite a more sanguine global outlook.