CHANCELLOR Angela Merkel's main domestic challenger, Martin Schulz, joined international criticism of Germany's budget surplus as he sought to gain an opening 10 weeks out from federal...

[WELLINGTON] The New Zealand government expects to post a bigger-than-forecast budget surplus in 2017 and plans to invest the extra cash in infrastructure to fuel the growing economy, Finance...

BUDGET 2017: FISCAL PRUDENCE

A SMALLER budget surplus of S$1.91 billion, or 0.4 per cent of gross domestic product, is expected for fiscal year 2017, largely due to an increase in expenditure. In comparison, FY2016 is expected...

[SEOUL] South Korea reported a substantial second straight budget surplus in fiscal year 2016, thanks to a rise in tax revenue, government figues showed on Friday.