Wednesday, February 11, 2015
Standard and Poor's has lowered the outlook for the world's top oil exporter Saudi Arabia to negative and downgraded its Gulf partners Oman and Bahrain on sliding oil prices.
A Russian business lobby group made a push Tuesday for Japanese investment as its economy struggles under Western sanctions linked to its role in the Ukraine crisis.
Tuesday, February 10, 2015
Plans to transfer control of Internet overseer ICANN from U.S. hands to a globally representative body could be jeopardized unless a deal is reached before the 2016 U.S. elections, the group's chief warned Monday.
Global stock markets were weighed down Monday by weak Chinese trade data and the new Greek prime minister's vow to renegotiate an international bailout that imposed harsh austerity.
Oil prices advanced further in Asia Monday as dealers cheered signs of a dip in North American crude production, while a robust U.S. jobs report also provided support, analysts said.
The dollar retreated in Asia on Monday after rallying at the end of last week as a robust U.S. jobs report fuelled speculation the Federal Reserve would bring forward its timetable to raising interest rates.
Monday, February 9, 2015
As the saying goes, everything is bigger in Texas. For the past five years, the economy of the Lone Star State has outperformed the rest of the United States.
Sunday, February 8, 2015
International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde on Friday urged the Group of 20 major economies to fulfill their pledges to revive the faltering global economy.
Saturday, February 7, 2015
The patriarch of South Korea's Hyundai Motor group and his heir-apparent have raised US$1.1 billion selling their stakes in its logistics arm, officials said Friday.
A record 3.3 billion passengers boarded planes last year, marking a jump of some 170 million passengers from 2013, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) said on Thursday.