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The World's Fastest-Growing Economies Won't Be Scary Unless They Slow Down

As Brazilians were recovering last week from the World Cup, the country held another global event: the BRICS summit, a gathering of leaders from Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa. The out...

Date: 2014-07-24

New India government urges changes to World Bank

NEW DELHI: India's new government has called for reforms to the World Bank structure to reflect the "emerging" clout of developing nations in a meeting with visiting bank chief Jim Yong Kim.The gover...

Date: 2014-07-23

China's Xi signs Venezuela resource deals on LatAm blitz

Chinese President Xi Jinping signed a raft of oil and mineral deals with Venezuela on Monday (July 21), his latest stop on a Latin American tour showcasing China's growing influence in the region.Dur...

Date: 2014-07-22

China announces heavy investments in Argentina

BUENOS AIRES: Visiting Chinese President Xi Jinping announced Friday huge investments in hydroelectric power, shipbuilding, railways and a deal to help Argentina build its fourth nuclear plant.No tot...

Date: 2014-07-21

China economy grows 7.5% in the second quarter

China's growth picked up momentum in the second quarter, buoyed by a raft of stimulus measures unleashed by the government in recent months to support the world's second largest economy.The country...

Date: 2014-07-18

Is China about to take over global business?

Walmart has leapfrogged Royal Dutch Shell as the world's largest company, topping the Fortune magazine Global 500 ranking.The U.S. retail giant has returned to the top spot with $476 billion revenue...

Date: 2014-07-17

Singapore's manufacturing sector should hold up well this year despite the disappointing performance in the second quarter, said Minister of State for Trade and Industry Teo Ser Luck.

SINGAPORE: Singapore's manufacturing sector should hold up well this year despite the disappointing performance in the second quarter, said Minister of State for Trade and Industry Teo Ser Luck.He w...

Date: 2014-07-16

Asian Stocks Climb Before BOJ as Brent Declines With Corn

Asian stocks rose, with the regional index headed for a one-week high before the Bank of Japan reports on monetary policy and the head of the Federal Reserve addresses U.S. lawmakers. Corn futures and...

Date: 2014-07-15