[WASHINGTON] Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden on Tuesday proposed requiring the Federal Reserve to regularly report on what they are doing to close economic gaps that exist along racial...

IT IS easy to forget now but there was a time early on in the pandemic when the price of gold was in freefall.

[SYDNEY] Australia warned on Thursday that its economy will shrink at its fastest pace in history during the second quarter, while the budget deficit will be the biggest since the Second World War...

[SYDNEY] S&P Global Ratings on Thursday said Australia's triple A credit rating can withstand the large widening in the government's budget deficit projected by Treasurer Josh Frydenberg as it...

[SYDNEY] Australia reported its biggest budget deficit since World War Two on Thursday as the coronavirus crisis knocks the country into its first recession in three decades.

EUROPEAN Union (EU) leaders reached a "historic" deal on a massive stimulus plan for their coronavirus-hit economies at a pre-dawn meeting on Tuesday after a fractious summit that lasted almost...

[BRUSSELS] EU leaders on Tuesday approved a landmark stimulus package to fight the withering aftershocks of the coronavirus outbreak that has sunk Europe into its deepest recession in history.

SIGNS emerged that leaders of northern European Union (EU) countries were willing to compromise on a 1.8 trillion euro (S$2.9 trillion) Covid-19 stimulus plan on Monday as talks in Brussels...

[BRUSSELS] Signs emerged that leaders of northern European Union countries were willing to compromise on a 1.8 trillion euro (S$2.85 trillion) coronavirus stimulus plan on Monday as talks in...

EUROPEAN Union leaders gathered on Friday for crunch summit talks on a multi-billion-euro plan to breathe life into their economies, their first face-to-face summit since the coronavirus pandemic...