[TOKYO] Bank of Japan board members debated the feasibility of ramping up stimulus at their September rate review, with some calling for the need to start brainstorming ideas to top up monetary...

[WASHINGTON] - Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso said the government was ready to deploy fiscal stimulus steps flexibly if the economy needed fresh support to fend off risks from slumping global...

[FRANKFURT] Two outspoken sceptics of the European Central Bank's stimulus policy on Wednesday demanded a radical rethink of the ECB's strategy under incoming President Christine Lagarde.

[ZURICH] The new Austrian National Bank (OeNB) governor, Robert Holzmann, is wary about adding further stimulus to the euro zone economy, he told Austrian broadcaster ORF TV on Sunday, his first...

[TOKYO] Some Bank of Japan (BOJ) policymakers warned of risks to the economic outlook and called for discussion on ways to ramp up stimulus, a summary of views from the last rate review showed, a...

[BRASÍLIA] Brazil hopes to inject US$11.2 billion into its slowing economy after announcing a plan Wednesday to put some extra cash in the pockets of workers.

[FRANKFURT] The European Central Bank is all but certain to ease policy further on Thursday, with the biggest question whether it staggers its moves over several months or opts for a big bang.

[SYDNEY] Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison meet with the country's central bank chief on Wednesday to discuss the nation's slowing economy as pressure grows for urgent fiscal stimulus.

[TOKYO] Rising global uncertainties could push Japan into recession and force the central bank to ramp up stimulus, the Bank of Japan's former deputy governor Hirohide Yamaguchi said,...