STRAIT TALK

JUST over a decade ago, the European Union (EU) unilaterally banned the operation of rate-setting, capacity-controlling liner shipping "conferences" on the trades calling at EU ports....

SOFT landings in housing markets are rare and Australia should be ready to respond to the risk of a significant price dive, the OECD said.

[SYDNEY] Soft landings in housing markets are rare and Australia should be ready to respond to the risk of a significant price dive, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (...

[PARIS] Prominent economists called on Tuesday for an alternative measure of economic well-being, arguing in an OECD-backed work that the current focus on gross domestic product (GDP) is...

THE United Kingdom will slide into recession if it crashes out of the European Union (EU), the OECD predicts.

TRADE tensions and higher interest rates are slowing the global economy, though for now there are no signs of a sharp downturn, the OECD said on Wednesday, lowering its outlook for next year.

GLOBAL economic growth has peaked in the face of rising trade frictions and emerging market turbulence, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation & Development (OECD) said on Thursday, as it...

TAX PARADOX

THE year may not be over, but 2018 has already brought with it a slew of significant tax reforms, heralding a change in the direction of tax policy as governments across the globe take action to...

THE weak wage growth that's characterised global labour markets since the financial crisis has hit poorer workers most, compounding inequalities and fuelling dissatisfaction, according to the...