The major oil producers have agreed a further reining-in of production in a bid to push the price higher.
Australia, Japan and other signatories to the proposed trade deal plan to move forward despite president Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw US membership.
A study of Germany’s economy by online removals platform Movinga suggests states with a higher percentage of foreign-born workers enjoy higher rates of innovation.
President Xi Jinping’s plan is supported by Russia and Turkey, but regarded with suspicion by major economic powers such as India and Japan.
France’s next president faces a variety of obstacles, but is helped by the country’s slow but steady growth.
A surprise victory by Marine Le Pen in the second round of France’s presidential election on May 7 looks unlikely, but can’t be ruled out say VP Bank (Singapore) analysts.
The Trump administration’s swiftness in pulling the US out of the Trans-Pacific partnership is disappointing, but is offset by many more encouraging developments.
The succession issue will arise in more than 20 countries this year, putting the stability of many regions in question reports the risk management group.
In its latest report, the International Monetary Fund notes that many governments have eased up on austerity measures.
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