US central bank chief Janet Yellen announced on Monday she will leave the Federal Reserve in February once her successor as chair is sworn in.

PRIME Minister Theresa May won the backing of ministers on both sides of her divided Cabinet to offer the European Union more money to break the Brexit deadlock, ITV reported. Now the focus is on...

SOUTH-EAST Asia is sitting pretty, with economies across the region poised to carry better-than-expected growth performances into 2018, putting them in a stronger position to withstand rising global...

DESPITE global economies being on the mend and things looking smooth, speakers at a seminar cautioned against complacency as real uncertainties continue to lie ahead.

THERE'S bad news for Japan as it seeks the talent it needs to compete in the global economy with an aging, shrinking population...

[DUBAI] Saudi Arabia's sovereign wealth fund finalized a deal to take over the management of Riyadh's US$10 billion unfinished financial hub as the government attempts to revive the project...

[TOKYO] Japan's government and ruling coalition are putting the final touches to an extra budget of 2 trillion to 2.5 trillion yen (S$24.1 billion to S$30.1 billion) for the current fiscal year...

[WASHINGTON] US home sales increased more than expected in October as hurricane-related disruptions dissipated, but a chronic shortage of houses which is pushing prices beyond the reach of some first...

[LONDON] British government borrowing unexpectedly grew last month, underscoring finance minister Philip Hammond's challenge as he weighs calls for more spending in his budget on Wednesday...

[BENGALURU] Apple Inc said on Tuesday it has removed several apps including Skype, Microsoft Corp's internet phone call and messaging service, from its app store in China after the country'...