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US focus on economic relations with Asia during Obama's visit

US focus on economic relations with Asia during Obama's visit

Last Updated: Saturday, April 19, 2014, 09:40

Obama will visit the Asian countries of Malaysia, Philippines, Japan and South Korea which intersects with America's leading priorities.

Financial stability has improved in developed countries: IMF

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014, 20:58

Financial stability has broadly improved in advanced countries and has deteriorated in emerging economies in the past six months, the International Monetary Fund said in its latest Global Financial Stability Report released Wednesday.

Rich countries' unemployment rose in Feb: OECD

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014, 17:13

Unemployment in advanced countries rose slightly in February, the OECD said on Wednesday, a setback after recent falls.

Belgium includes India in list of `safe countries`

Last Updated: Sunday, April 06, 2014, 16:00

The Belgian government has approved a list of so-called "safe-countries", that includes India, for this year.

Rich countries to borrow less as crisis eases: OECD

Last Updated: Friday, March 28, 2014, 20:47

The world's richest countries will borrow less from the market this year than at any time since 2007, the OECD said Friday, as governments tighten their belts in the wake of the debt crisis.

Unemployment rate in advanced economies steady at 7.6%: OECD

Last Updated: Thursday, March 13, 2014, 19:34

The unemployment rate in advanced countries was steady at 7.6 percent in January, with 46.2 million people looking for work nearly six years after the financial crisis began, OECD data showed on Thursday.

Loans to eurozone businesses still weak: ECB

Last Updated: Thursday, February 27, 2014, 15:30

Lending to businesses in the debt-mired eurozone contracted again in January, data published by the European Central Bank showed on Thursday.

BRICS to set up their bank within five years, progress slow: Russia

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 26, 2014, 00:33

The BRICS bloc of emerging economies will set up its development bank with a total capital of USD 100 billion within five years, but member countries still haven`t agreed on their share in the bank`s structure, a senior Russian official said on Tuesday.

Islamic body to visit Central African Republic

Last Updated: Friday, February 21, 2014, 00:41

Islamic countries agreed to send fact-finding mission to the Central African Republic and to appoint a special representative to coordinate efforts with the African Union and the United Nations.

Lanka facing challenges for not being pro-West, minister says

Last Updated: Saturday, February 15, 2014, 21:46

Sri Lanka faces international and diplomatic challenges as the government has spurned pressure from powerful Western countries over its human rights record, a senior minister on Saturday alleged.

Swiss banks say new automatic info exchange framework costly

Last Updated: Thursday, February 13, 2014, 18:17

As India and 41 countries on Thursday adopted a new global standard for automatic exchange of information on offshore tax evasion, Swiss banks said this framework is very complex and involves high costs.

Obama to visit four Asian countries in April

Last Updated: Thursday, February 13, 2014, 06:20

US President Barack Obama will visit Japan, South Korea, Malaysia and the Philippines in late April, the White House said Wednesday.