THE United States is emerging as an early favourite in the all-out showdown to rekindle inflation in the world's major economies.

[WASHINGTON] The US is emerging as an early favourite in the all-out showdown to rekindle inflation in the world's major economies.

[BRUSSELS] The European Commission on Friday urged the 27-country bloc to work together to speed up the rollout of fibre and 5G networks to boost the region's virus-hit economy and secure its...

EUROPEAN Central Bank chief Christine Lagarde on Thursday said the eurozone's pandemic-induced downturn was expected to be less severe than initially feared, but a recent spike in Covid-19 cases...

THE threat of new Covid-19 lockdowns have already begun to stifle the eurozone's economic revival from depression lows.

[FRANKFURT] European Central Bank (ECB) president Christine Lagarde has a new challenge to worry about on top of a fading economic recovery and a slump in inflation - a surging currency.

FACTORIES across Europe and Asia continued to shake off the coronavirus gloom in August as the global economy is gradually emerging from a downturn triggered by the health crisis, thanks in part...

WE ARE watchful of the risk of an air pocket in the US economic recovery due to the waning support from US federal weekly unemployment stimulus cheques under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and...

[FRANKFURT] Europe is entering a "tricky moment" with the new school year, and while classrooms have not played a major role in spreading coronavirus, there is growing evidence of youth infecting...

THE value of commercial real estate deals in the United States, long the most active market for transactions, fell behind Europe in the second quarter as the Covid-19 pandemic hit America harder,...