United Nations (New York), Dec 2 (IANS) Afghanistan's gross domestic product (GDP) likely will drop from $20 billion to $16 billion within a year, a 20 per cent plunge, the UN Development Programme (UNDP) has projected.
Beijing, Dec 2 (IANS) Complaints against insurance firms in China edged up in the third quarter (Q3) of this year, data from the country's top banking and insurance regulator showed.
Washington, Dec 1 (IANS) The US Treasury Department would most likely run out of cash before the end of December if Congress fails to raise the debt limit, the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office (CBO) has said.
Johannesburg, Dec 1 (IANS) The Quarterly Labour Force Survey for the third quarter of 2021 showed that unemployment rate rose by 0.5 per cent point from 34.4 per cent in the second quarter of 2021 to 34.9 per cent, Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) has said.
Ljubljana, Dec 1 (IANS) Slovenia's gross domestic product (GDP) rose five per cent year-on-year in the third quarter (Q3) and 1.3 per cent quarter-on-quarter, the country's statistical office has reported.
Brussels, Dec 1 (IANS) The inflation rate in the eurozone hit a record high in November, mainly due to rising energy prices, Eurostat has said.
Washington, Dec 1 (IANS) US Federal Reserve Chairman, Jerome Powell has said that it is appropriate to consider wrapping up the central bank's taper of asset purchases "a few months sooner" amid inflation pressures.
New York, Nov 30 (IANS) The US dollar rose in late trading as investors' concern over Covid-19 variant Omicron recedes.
Washington, Nov 30 (IANS) The recent rise in Covid-19 cases and the emergence of the Omicron variant pose downside risks to US employment and economic activity and increased uncertainty for inflation, Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said in a written testimony.
Kiev, Nov 30 (IANS) The agricultural products trade between Ukraine and Asian countries reached $10 billion in January through September 2021, soaring 20 per cent year-on-year, official figures have showed.
Berlin, Nov 30 (IANS) Germany's passenger car exports in the third quarter (Q3) of this year declined 17.2 per cent year-on-year to 23.1 billion euros ($26 billion) due to lack of chips and other delivery bottlenecks, while electric cars recorded strong gains, according to the Federal Statistical Office (Destatis).
Islamabad, Nov 30 (IANS) Devaluation of the Pakistani rupee against the US dollar continued as the greenback touched an all-time high of 176.20 rupees in interbank trading, figures from the State Bank of Pakistan revealed.
Beirut, Nov 30 (IANS) Protests broke out across Lebanon against deteriorating living conditions and the collapse of the local currency, the National News Agency reported.
Dhaka, Nov 29 (IANS) A two-day international investment summit has started in the Bangladesh capital to help the country woo more foreign investors.
Istanbul, Nov 26 (IANS) Turkish citizens are having increasing difficulties coping with the rising prices of almost every item amid high inflation and the national currency depreciation.
Singapore, Nov 26 (IANS) Business receipts of Singapore's services industries, excluding the wholesale and retail trade services and the accommodation and food services, grew by 16 per cent year-on-year in the third quarter of 2021.
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) The increasingly bitter feud in the Hinduja Group has raised the possibility of a messy unraveling of the 107-year-old group, putting at risk one of the world's largest conglomerates.
Washington, Nov 20 (IANS) US Federal Reserve Governor, Christopher Waller has urged the central bank to speed up the pace of tapering asset purchases in response to the surging inflation.
Frankfurt, Nov 20 (IANS) The European Central Bank (ECB) must not rush to tighten its monetary policy since the elevated inflation rates look transitory, the bank's President, Christine Lagarde, told the Frankfurt European Banking Congress.