BRUSSELS Global steel demand growth is expected to slow to 1.6 percent next year, after strong growth in 2017 driven by demand from top consumer China, the World Steel Association (worldsteel) said on Monday.
WASHINGTON Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda said on Friday he did not see any signs of bubbles or excesses building up in U.S., European and Japanese markets as a result of heavy money printing by their central banks.
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WASHINGTON Group of Seven finance leaders agreed to co-operate in countering North Korean attempts to avert U.N. sanctions, a senior Japanese finance ministry official said on Thursday.
WASHINGTON Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda on Thursday stressed the central bank's resolve to maintain its ultra-loose monetary policy, even as its U.S. and European counterparts begin to dial back their massive, crisis-mode monetary stimulus.
WASHINGTON/FRANKFURT The head of the European Central Bank defended a pledge to keep interest rates at rock bottom on Thursday, batting back German calls for a speedy exit from years of easy money in the euro zone.
WASHINGTON The global economic recovery has strengthened financial stability but easy monetary and financial conditions against a backdrop of sluggish inflation is elevating medium-term risks, the International Monetary Fund said on Wednesday.
BERLIN The International Monetary Fund is likely to nudge up its growth forecast for the global economy this week and this means it is high time for policymakers to dial back their ultra-loose monetary stimulus, German government officials said on Monday.
WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump is likely to make a stop in China in November during his first official visit to Asia, a U.S. official said on Tuesday, a trip that will come amid tensions over North Korea's nuclear tests.
XIAMEN, China A meeting of the BRICS group of emerging economies is expected to rally against trade protectionism, China's vice trade minister said on Sunday, the first day of the summit in southeastern China.