China’s property sector showed new signs of cooling in April, with more Chinese cities reporting month-on-month drops in prices and fewer cities reporting gains, official data showed on Sunday.
A ministerial meeting of Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) has reiterated the resolution to draft a roadmap concerning the establishment of a Free Trade Area of the Asia-Pacific (FTAAP).
At least six cities in China have loosened controls over the property market and more are expected to do the same as local governments are worried that sluggish home sales may drag on the economy.
Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras on Sunday voiced confidence about the country’s exit from a painful four-year debt crisis, as the first round of local elections got underway.
The U.S. Commerce Department announced its preliminary determination Friday in an anti-dumping duty (AD) investigation against imports of steel products from China, Germany, Japan, South Korea and Sweden, signaling that it may pose punitive duties on the products.
China’s financial regulators on Friday issued rules to enhance and improve regulation of interbank business to contain financial risks and direct more capital into the real economy.
Japan’s gross domestic product jumped 5.9 percent year on year in the first quarter of 2014, posting its biggest expansion since the third quarter of 2011, the Japanese government said Thursday.
Oil prices advanced Wednesday as the deteriorating situation in Ukraine raised fears of a civil war that could disrupt oil supplies.
The British trade deficit in goods and services was estimated to be 1.3 billion pounds (1.6 billion U.S. dollars) in March 2014, as compared to 1.7 billion pounds a month before, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) said Friday.
The 2014 World Economic Forum on Africa opening in Abuja on Wednesday will seek to find solutions to challenges of Africa’s economic integration agenda.