[TOKYO] The Japanese government will forecast real gross domestic product (GDP) contracted around 4.5 per cent for the fiscal year to March 2021, revising its pre-coronavirus projection for a 1.4...

[BANGKOK] Thailand's central bank expects the economy to contract by the sharpest rate on record this year but kept its policy rate steady on Wednesday, as businesses gradually reopen from a...

[JAKARTA] Indonesia's central bank on Thursday delivered its third cut to the benchmark rate this year, stepping up support for South-east Asia's largest economy as it struggles to avoid a...

[LIMA] Peru, one of the countries worst hit by the coronavirus pandemic, has seen GDP plummet by more than 40 per cent year on year in April, the government said on Monday.

[TOKYO] Japan's economy shrank less than initially estimated in the first quarter but the broad impact from the coronavirus crisis is still expected to send the country deeper into recession.

[SYDNEY] Australia boasted a record current account surplus last quarter as firm export prices and a fall in imports provided a timely boost to growth, just as much of the domestic economy began...

[WASHINGTON] The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits held above 2 million last week for a 10th straight week amid job cuts by US state and local governments whose budgets have...

[BANGKOK] Thailand's economy contracted at its sharpest pace in eight years in the first quarter but by less than expected, as the coronavirius pandemic hit tourism and domestic activity.

[TOKYO] Japan's economy slipped into recession for the first time in 4-1/2 years, GDP data showed on Monday, putting the nation on course for its deepest postwar slump as the coronavirus crisis...

[HONG KONG] Hong Kong's economy suffered its worst quarterly drop on record in the first three months of the year, as the coronavirus pandemic hobbled activity following months of unrest, final...