NEW DELHI India's annual infrastructure output grew 3.2 percent in August, mainly aided by a pick up in the production of fertilisers and cement, government data showed on Friday.
MUMBAI India's end-June external debt was at $479.7 billion, down $5.4 billion from end-March, largely driven by lower offshore borrowings by companies, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) said on Friday.
BEIJING Activity in China's manufacturing sector expanded again in September, an official survey showed on Saturday, which may indicate that recent positive momentum can be sustained.
LONDON British controls on immigration following the country's referendum decision to leave the European Union must not be damaging for the economy, finance minister Philip Hammond was quoted as saying in the Daily Telegraph story on Friday.
BRUSSELS/FRANKFURT Inflation in the euro zone ticked up in September, data showed on Friday, giving the European Central Bank some confidence its stimulus programme is pulling the bloc's economy away from the deflationary brink.
SYDNEY China's factory sector struggled to gain speed in September while Japanese inflation went backwards in August despite the best efforts of policymakers, underscoring the limits of stimulus in reviving world growth.
CHANGSHA, China/BEIJING Property speculators in China are looking for the next big thing beyond the country's major cities. And they may have found it in the inland city of Changsha.
WASHINGTON Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen made no comments on the outlook for U.S. economic and monetary policy in brief prepared remarks on Thursday regarding the importance of diversity in the financial sector.
TOKYO Japan's core consumer prices fell in the year to August, a sixth straight month of declines and a daunting challenge for the Bank of Japan's relaunched stimulus campaign.
WASHINGTON The Federal Reserve might be able to help the U.S. economy in a future downturn if it could buy stocks and corporate bonds, Fed Chair Janet Yellen said on Thursday.
NEW DELHI A government amnesty targeting tax evasion in India has prompted tens of thousands of suspected tax dodgers to disclose nearly $10 billion in undeclared income, the finance minister said on Saturday.