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Saudi Arabia will open its $532bn stock market to direct foreign investment on June 15, allowing foreign institutions to buy shares from then.
The Australian economy added more jobs than expected in March easing pressure on the central bank to reduce interest rates further.
Restrictions on mainland Chinese visitors to Hong Kong have caught Wall Street's attention, with growing worries the rules could hit luxury brands.
U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew also touched on a sluggish first quarter and bond market uncertainty in a CNBC interview.
The protester jumped up on the table in front of Draghi, wearing a shirt calling for the end of the "ECB dick-tatorship."
The Asia Infrastructure Investment Bank may be more China-focused than initially thought, analysts say, after Taiwan's bid to become a founding member was denied.
Everyone, these days, is looking for a bubble here in the U.S. But it may be more wise to look overseas, says Ron Insana.
"The fundamentals are in decent shape. The banks are in decent shape," said the IMF's Olivier Blanchard.
The International Monetary Fund highlighted an increasing divergence in the growth paths of the world's major economies this year.
Global goods trade will grow by 3.3 percent this year and by 4.0 percent in 2016, less than previously forecast, the World Trade Organization said.
China's economic growth for the first quarter of 2015 could well hit a multi-year low, experts say.
Greece is preparing itself for a debt default if talks with its creditors fall through, the Financial Times reports.
Beijing is keen to keep the yuan strong so that it can wean itself off its dependence on exports, analysts said.
Singapore central bank calls don't usually spur much excitement, but analysts are split on whether it may ease further after January's surprise move.
China will limit visits by Shenzhen residents to Hong Kong, a politician and media said on Sunday.
The United States has promised support for China's campaign to hunt corrupt officials fleeing abroad, the official Xinhua news agency reported.
Australia and Indonesia are scrutinizing the largest commodity companies' Singapore trading hubs.
Saturday is expected to be the most lucrative day in the UK horseracing calendar, with £200m likely to be staked on the Grand National.
China's economy faces increased downward pressure, the premier said, as the country prepares to announce first-quarter economic growth.
Tougher sanctions are needed on Iran to make it change its terrorist ways, says Larry Kudlow.