Taiwan’s new Central Bank chief receives his first A from Global Finance

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Central Bank Governor Yang Chin-long (楊金龍) has received his first A from Global Finance magazine since taking office last year, continuing a tradition which saw his predec...

G-20 finance leaders' goal: Adapt to turmoil in trade, tech

FUKUOKA, Japan (AP) — Financial leaders of the Group of 20 gathered Saturday to brainstorm ways to adapt global finance to an age of trade turmoil and digital disruptions. The central bank go...

Taiwan ranked 17th richest country in world

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan was ranked as the 17th richest country in the world by Global Finance Magazine based on per capita income and adjusted for purchasing power. In its latest report on r...

G-20 chiefs: World economic growth to revive later this year

WASHINGTON (AP) — The global economy is likely to pull out of a brief growth slump later this year — with a little help from the world's central banks and from U.S. and Chinese trade negotiators. ...

Top IMF official warns global economy facing various threats

WASHINGTON (AP) — The head of the 189-nation International Monetary Fund says the world is facing a time of high uncertainty with 70 percent of the global economy caught in a growth slowdown that coul...

UN task force: Global finance overhaul key to end poverty

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — A U.N. task force including more than 60 international organizations is calling for an overhaul of national and international financial systems, warning that current arrangements...

The Latest: IMF pledges to guard growth, financial stability

NUSA DUA, Indonesia (AP) — The Latest on the annual meeting of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank in Bali, Indonesia (all times local): 1:45 p.m. The In...

US Treasury's Mnuchin downplays fears of US-China trade war

NUSA DUA, Indonesia (AP) — U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin has downplayed widely voiced concerns over the risks that trade tensions with China could disrupt the world economy. ...

Mnuchin says Trump respects the independence of the Fed

WASHINGTON (AP) — Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says President Donald Trump respects the independence of the Federal Reserve and his recent comments were simply a reflection of the fact that he fa...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Friday, Oct. 12, the 285th day of 2018. There are 80 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Oct. 12, 19...

Business Highlights

___ As midterms near, Trump gambles on his hardline trade policy WASHINGTON (AP) — By any conventional gauge, President Donald Trump's uncompromising stance toward ...

More must be done to improve food security for Taiwan's poor: Council of Agriculture

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Despite being ranked the 22nd richest country in the world according to Global Finance last year, the number of households in Taiwan that lack food security has continued ...

ECi Software Solutions Names Sarah Hagan as Chief Financial Officer

FORT WORTH, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 26, 2018--ECi Software Solutions, a leader in cloud-based business management solutions, today announced the appointment of Sarah Hagan as Chief Financial Offic...

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SINGAPORE & LUXEMBURG--(BUSINESS WIRE)--jul 16, 2018--Bank of Singapore maakte vandaag bekend een vergunning als beleggingsmaatschappij te hebben verkregen voor een vermogensbeheerdochter in Luxem...

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SINGAPORE & LUSSEMBURGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--lug 16, 2018--Bank of Singapore ha annunciato oggi di aver ottenuto l’autorizzazione all’attività d’investimento in Lussemburgo della sua controllata di w...