ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Planning and Development Ahsan Iqbal on Monday said Pakistan will be included in top 25 economies of the world under Vision 2025. “Pakistan will be among top 10 economies of the world by 2047,” he said…
ROME: Italy's health minister is proposing doubling a 'baby bonus' incentive for couples to have more children to combat what she calls a catastrophic decline in the country's birth rate.
WASHINGTON: The World Bank said that it expects global commodity prices, important for emerging economies, to remain weak through 2016, with returning Iran exports holding oil down.
SINGAPORE: Oil tumbled to new multi-year lows in Asia on Monday, extending a sharp sell-off last week in response to OPEC's decision to maintain output despite a supply glut and plunging prices.
GENEVA: Unemployment and rising income inequality will top concerns for global leaders in 2015, a World Economic Forum (WEF) study said Friday.
WASHINGTON: The largest-ever outbreak of Ebola could drain billions of dollars from economies in West Africa by the end of next year if the epidemic is not contained, the World Bank said in an analysis on Wednesday.