[ZURICH] Global investors are urging central bankers further and further down the monetary stimulus road, but they can't drag them all the way.

[SHANGHAI] China's cabinet signaled that a reduction in the amount of funds banks have to hold in reserve is on the way while calling for "faster" lowering of the real borrowing cost for...

BANK of Japan governor Haruhiko Kuroda, who made his mark pursuing aggressive monetary stimulus policies, is under fresh pressure by financial markets to return to the fight.

THE day we have feared has come. That is, a global economic recession looms as a distinct possibility. You've seen it all in the news - the slowdown of growth in the world's biggest economies,...

[MUMBAI] India's government will receive a 1.76 trillion-rupee (US$24.4 billion) windfall from the central bank, which it may use to cut borrowings and recapitalize banks to help spur economic...

[BANGKOK] Thailand plans a US$10.2 billion package of government spending and loans to counter an economic slowdown caused by the US-China trade war and currency strength.

[BANGKOK] Thailand is set to announce a fiscal stimulus package to shore up growth as the U.S.-China trade war and currency strength sap its export-reliant economy.

[HONG KONG] Hong Kong's government unveiled HK$19.1 billion (S$3.38 billion) worth of economic relief measures and downgraded its growth forecasts on Thursday as the international hub reels from...

[BEIJING] Pressure on Chinese officials to boost stimulus has ratcheted up after credit growth tumbled to the second-lowest amount this year in July amid weak demand and seasonal factors.

JAPAN'S core inflation picked up slightly in March from a year earlier, but remained distant from the Bank of Japan's ambitious 2 per cent target in a sign of rising pressure on the central bank...