[WASHINGTON] The US on Tuesday imposed sanctions against 13 Chinese and North Korean organisations Washington accused of helping evade nuclear restrictions against Pyongyang and supporting the...

[NEW YORK] - Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen cautioned that raising interest rates too quickly risked stranding inflation below the US central bank's 2 per cent target and said there'd...

[BANGKOK] Thailand's customs-cleared annual exports rose for an eighth straight month in October, slightly more than expected, as global demand remained strong...

[WASHINGTON] Efforts to unwind the US Federal Reserve's multitrillion-dollar investment holdings are going well so far, outgoing central bank chief Janet Yellen said Tuesday...

[MEXICO CITY] The United States, Mexico and Canada failed to resolve any major differences in a fifth round of talks to rework the North American Free Trade Agreement (Nafta) trade deal, drawing a...

[HARARE] Car horns blared and cheering crowds waving the national flag thronged the streets of Zimbabwe's capital Harare on Tuesday after news broke that President Robert Mugabe had resigned...

[WASHINGTON] In challenging the huge AT&T-Time Warner merger, the Trump administration is reversing a decades-old antitrust policy in a politically charged case that could have implications for...

BT EXCLUSIVE

TRADING in Singapore's US$517-billion-a-day foreign exchange (FX) market is about to get even faster, cheaper and a whole lot more efficient. ...

THE impending hike in Goods and Services Tax (GST) is likely to push up the cost of living here but the impact will depend on the size and timing of the increase, economists say.

THE Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) proposed on Tuesday that the central bank be given powers to ensure interoperability for payment systems.