BEIJING, March 7- China has begun preparations to set up a multilateral bank to fund infrastructure projects in Asia, the finance ministry said on Friday, looking to tap into demand for infrastructure growth as regional economies develop. "Existing MDBs, such as the World Bank and the Asian Development Bank, put their priorities more on poverty reduction," Lou said.» Read More
DAVOS, Switzerland, Jan 25- Euro zone inflation is "way below target" and deflation is a potential risk for the bloc, International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde told the World Economic Forum in Davos on Saturday.
PARIS, Jan 24- European stocks suffered their biggest one-day slide in seven months on Friday, as concerns about economies and currencies in Latin America triggered profit taking after a recent sharp rally.
LONDON, Jan 23- Rapidly growing populations and rising incomes will drive an enormous rise in car use and greenhouse gas emissions across Latin America, Africa, the Middle East and Asia by 2050.. Car use in the developed economies of North America, Europe, Japan and Australasia appears to have decoupled from economic growth and in some may have slowed down.
SANTIAGO, Dec 11- Chilean presidential frontrunner Michelle Bachelet's proposed tax reform is good news for the Andean nation and would bring the tax rate closer to that of developed nations, the head of the United Nations' regional economic body said on Wednesday.
SANTIAGO, Dec 11- Growth in the economies of Latin America and the Caribbean is expected to gather pace next year, as a more favorable global outlook boosts demand for its exports, the United Nations economic body for Latin America said.
MONTEVIDEO, Dec 7- The commodities-exporting economies of Latin America will continue expanding in the years ahead, driven by demand from China despite slower growth in its economy, Nobel Prize-winning economist Joseph Stiglitz said on Saturday.
LONDON, Nov 11- The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development cut its growth forecasts for central and eastern Europe and North Africa on Monday, citing weak demand for their exports and unfinished reforms. "Inflation has slowed, particularly in central and southeastern Europe.
*Consumers struggle to repay debts as economy slows. JOHANNESBURG, Nov 11- African Bank Investments, South Africa's biggest provider of unsecured loans, posted an 88 percent plunge in full-year earnings on Monday as bad consumer debt mushrooms in Africa's largest economy.
DUBAI, Oct 9- The Arab Spring uprisings will end up costing Middle Eastern economies about $800 billion in lost output by the end of next year as countries struggle to restore stability, banking giant HSBC estimated on Wednesday.
NEW YORK, Sept 25- The presidents of Colombia, Peru and Chile, and Mexico's minister of economy agreed on Wednesday to liberalize 92 percent of their countries' goods and services as part of the nascent regional economic integration bloc, The Pacific Alliance.
A rescue program agreed for Cyprus on Monday represents a new template for resolving euro zone banking problems, the head of the region's finance ministers said.
Michael McCarthy, Chief Market Strategist, CMC Markets says that the current market pull-back is an opportunity to buy stocks. But investors should practice caution.
China’s economic slowdown is not good for the U.S., as exports to China create jobs for Americans. And economists doubt that China will return to its previous growth rates, the Fiscal Times reports.
Adrian Mowat, JPMorgan chief Asian equity strategist, provides perspective ahead of China's latest GDP figures and discusses whether the country's economy is headed for a hard landing.
CNBC's Scott Cohn explains how CNBC determines which states make the cut as a top state for business.
Oil closes lower on growing U.S. supply, reports CNBC's Courtney Reagan.
A look at which industries and cities are showing the biggest gains in the office property market, with Hessam Nadji, Marcus & Millichap managing director.
Investor confidence in Russia has recently waned thanks to political uncertainty, reports CNBC's Steve Liesman.