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The death toll in Nepal's earthquake could reach 10,000, Prime Minister Sushil Koirala told Reuters on Tuesday, ordering intensified rescue efforts and appealing for foreign supplies of tents and medicines.
Japan's already less-than-sterling credit rating took a hit from Fitch's downgrade, but its bonds and currency are set to stay impervious to the blow.
The standoff between Greece and its creditors has spawned another bit of rivalry: the battle to coin the latest buzzword for the painfully protracted drama.
Puerto Rico has for years been dubbed "Greece in the Caribbean" because of high debt levels and a flagging economy.
Greece will probably not exit the EU and is instead nearing some kind of compromise, said Morgan Stanley's Ruchir Sharma.
Nepal's earthquake damage will put it among the most expensive earthquakes in recent history relative to a country's economic size.
Standard & Poor's downgraded Puerto Rico's general obligation rating to "CCC+" from "B" in a Monday morning announcement.
U.S. elections have long featured a familiar whipping post. Yet thanks to the energy boom, it's one that may not play a role in 2016.
India's strong rupee has caused the country's worst export performance since 2009, an early setback to Prime Minister Modi's 'Make in India' campaign.
If oceans were considered a country, their worth would outshine the likes of Russia and Brazil's economies, according to a new report.
The American economy can't grow alone forever, traders warn.
Malaysia's elder statesman Mahathir used a social media event to advocate Internet censorship, potentially worrying investors amid a faltering economy.
European Union leaders Thursday moved to stop deadly migration wave, but the plan faces major political and economic obstacles.
Despite its exposure to oil, Ricardo Mendes of Prospectiva Consulting said some Brazilian businesses could benefit from tighter U.S. monetary policy.
Iron-ore's plunge has put Western Australia's credit rating under pressure, but that's not likely to imperil Australia's AAA just yet, analysts said.
Efforts to thwart a wave of illegal human smuggling face a series of powerful economic forces at work that will be difficult to overcome.
China will open up its $6.84 trillion market for domestic bank card transactions.
U.S. exports of poultry dropped sharply in February amid scares of the avian flu outbreak. The USDA reduced its forecast for exports in 2015.
The U.S. should be writing the new rules for global trade, not China, House Ways and Means Chairman Paul Ryan tells CNBC.
The death of Singapore’s founding father, Lee Kuan Yew, may have spurred an unusual side effect: the city-state’s consumers now feel more confident.