Following the Panama Papers leak the US treasury is clamping down on shell companies. The US Treasury Department is proposing a rule that would tighten regulations to prevent the use of shell companies in illicit activities. The Customer Due Diligence (C.D.D.) rule would require banks to identify persons...

Angola joins a growing list of African countries who have requested help from the IMF. A statement from the Angolan finance ministry has outlined that...

Christine Lagarde is pushing for governments to spur on growth instead of relying on central banks. The head of the International Monetary Fund, Christine...

U.S. consumers enjoyed Black Friday sales last year in November. Spending in the U.S. b y consumers has hardly increased in the month of February and inflation...

Data taken from Singapore’s main port operator showed that there had been a 9.7 per cent decline in the container statistics from the island’s...

The weak yen enabled Japan’s Nikkei to gain a boost of 0.8 per cent which was its highest close in two weeks. The dollar remained steady on Monday with...

Over-production has become the focal point for Beijing as it aims to boost its dwindling economy and tackle the supply gluts which have hit hard on the...

The European Central Bank hopes to further fuel the economy. Euro zone business activity has seen a much more positive end to the latest quarter according...

Prime Minister, Alexis Tsipras plans to complete the review of the reforms quickly to embark upon talks about debt relief and mend broken confidence in...

George Osborne with the Budget box on Downing Street. Amid economic updates and spending cuts, the statements that garnered the most attention from this...