Manhattan return-to-office plans face persistent headwinds over COVID, safety By Reuters

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Efforts by financial firms and others to bring workers back to Manhattan…

Hungarian consumer confidence falls in May amid surging inflation By Reuters

BUDAPEST (Reuters) – Hungarian consumer and business confidence worsened in May after an improvement in April,…

Exclusive-General Atlantic plans $2 billion investment in India, Southeast Asia By Reuters

DAVOS, Switzerland (Reuters) – Global private equity firm General Atlantic plans to plough $2 billion into…

Shanghai economy hit on all sides in April by COVID lockdown By Reuters

BEIJING (Reuters) -China’s commercial hub of Shanghai reported on Friday a broad decline in its economy…

Bank Indonesia to pull rates lever in Q3, June move possible: Reuters Poll By Reuters

BENGALURU (Reuters) – Bank Indonesia will wait a few more months to raise rates from a…

China cuts mortgage reference rate again, seeking to revive credit By Reuters

SHANGHAI (Reuters) – China cut its benchmark reference rate for mortgages by an unexpectedly wide margin…

New Zealand government forecasts narrower deficit for 2021

WELLINGTON (Reuters) – New Zealand’s government on Thursday increased income support and promised significant investment in…

RBA Considered Three Options for Size of Interest-Rate Hike By Bloomberg

(Bloomberg) — Australia’s central bank said it considered three options for the size of its first…

Dollar knocked from 20-year high; yuan slide pauses By Reuters

SINGAPORE (Reuters) – The dollar fought for a footing on Tuesday and the tumbling found a…

Australia’s Ruling Coalition Pledges Improved Budget in Costings By Bloomberg

(Bloomberg) — Australia’s ruling Liberal-National coalition said it will narrow the budget deficit by about A$1…

Japan’s Nomura targets up to 90% jump in core pretax income in 3 years By Reuters

TOKYO (Reuters) -Nomura Holdings Inc, Japan’s biggest brokerage and investment bank, said on Tuesday it is…

Nakaso, candidate to head BOJ, calls for faster green growth strategy By Reuters

TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan needs a faster “third arrow” growth strategy focussing on promoting a carbon-neutral…

IMF lifts weighting of dollar, Chinese yuan in SDR basket By Reuters

BEIJING (Reuters) – The International Monetary Fund said on Saturday it has increased the weighting of…

Analysis: Traders ready for wilder swings as rate rises stoke volatility By Reuters

LONDON/NEW YORK (Reuters) – Traders in the world’s largest markets are having to navigate wild intra-day…

Malaysia’s Q1 GDP grows faster than expected on recovering demand By Reuters

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) – Malaysia’s economic growth picked up pace in the first quarter on recovering…