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SINGAPORE'S economic forecasters have tempered both their growth and inflation expectations for 2015, according to a Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) quarterly survey released on Wednesday...

[JAKARTA] Recent volatility in global financial markets shows how rapidly risks can spill over from one economy to the next, the managing director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said in...

[KUALA LUMPUR] Malaysia's ringgit fell the most in a week amid a global selloff in equities and as energy prices slumped on signs China's economy is slowing...

[BEIJING] China will speed up reforms on how state-owned assets are managed, the country's finance ministry said in a statement published on its website on Wednesday...

[SYDNEY] Australia's economy expanded at a slower pace than economists forecast in the three months through June - only propped up by government and household spending - as a slowdown in key...

[SHANGHAI] The death toll from an explosion at a chemical plant in China's Shandong province late on Monday has risen to five, state news agency Xinhua reported, as China still seeks answers to...

[HONG KONG] The renewed selloff in global equities is showing no signs of abating, with Asian index futures foreshadowing more stock losses as concern over China's slowdown and its impact on the...

[OTTAWA] Reeling from low oil prices, Canada fell into a recession in the first half of the year, government data confirmed Tuesday, putting Conservative Prime Minister Stephen Harper on the...

[LONDON] Britain's information watchdog launched an investigation on Tuesday into the charity sector, following the case of an elderly man with dementia who was tricked out of thousands of...

[BUDAPEST] Hungarian police blocked hundreds of migrants from boarding trains to western Europe from Budapest's main rail station Tuesday, as figures showed more than 350,000 have risked their...