Markets around the world suffer instability amid tensions over the spread of the coronavirus.
As authorities warned that a days-long respite from high fire danger was coming to an end, economists said the cost to Australia’s $1.33 trillion economy could be as high as $3.4 billion.
Leaked documents revealed that the daughter of Angola's former president Isabel dos Santos made her fortune through corruption and exploiting her own country’s natural resources.
The preliminary pact that the two sides are set to sign this week includes a section that's intended to prevent China from manipulating its currency to gain trade advantages.
Aramco initially raised a $25.6 billion, which was itself a record level, in its December IPO by selling 3 billion shares at 32 riyals ($8.53) a share.
French unions protest against pensions reform affected road and rail traffic while supporters of the strikes pledge over $3.3 million in support for workers going without pay over the past month.
Vice Premier Liu He, Beijing’s chief envoy in talks with Washington over their tariff war, will sign phase one of the trade deal which includes China buying more American farm goods.
Beijing is often accused of using loans to entrap economically vulnerable countries, but on closer inspection, it doesn't come across as a predatory lender.
After a dispute that raged for close to two years, with several fumbled efforts at a resolution, the US agreed to cancel planned tariffs and rollback others immediately, without a similar commitment from China to lift tariffs it imposed on the US.
According to the UN, the fiscal cost of Israeli occupation reached $47.7 billion for Palestinains between 2000 and 2017.
Beijing is accused of luring developing or underdeveloped countries to borrow money for infrastructure projects and later controlling them if they fail to pay off their loans in time, while a US-based study says asset seizure is a rare instance.
The fallout from the 2008 global financial crisis refuses to go away and now leading economists may be looking to upend traditional neoliberal economic policy.
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