Tide may be turning for Turkey – but not just yet

Ankara wants to establish the country as an international travel and logistics hub.

S&P upgrade gives Putin pre-election boost, but central bank frets about oil

The Russian economy  received a welcome if qualified vote of confidence  last Friday when  S&P  Global…

World Bank spells out dangers of Russia’s pivot towards the east

The economic transformations taking place in China and India are having subtle and indirect impacts on…

Russia and India rise up World Bank rankings but regional hubs win the day

Russia and India have emerged as two of the biggest winners in the World Bank’s latest…

Growth in Chinese debt prompts S&P downgrade and takes Hong Kong with it

Concerns over the swelling levels of Chinese debt which now stand at 260% of GDP has…

Indian economy to increase growth to 8%, predicts Moody’s

The Indian economy will grow by 7.5% this year  and 7.7% in 2018, the global ratings agency…

Moody’s downgrades Chinese economy for first time since 1989

Chinese economy: Moody’s Investors Service yesterday downgraded China’s sovereign credit rating for the first time since…

Russian credit rating edges upwards as Moscow keeps budget deficit in check

Russian credit rating: With its economy moving up through the gears and the government in Moscow…

Nurly Zhol and structural reforms set to boost Kazakh growth to 2.5% – IMF

A combination of targeted fiscal support, exchange rate adjustment, strengthened domestic liquidity management and structural reforms…

Russian recession near end

Russian recession: Russia is edging closer to the end of its longest recession in almost two…

World Bank urges Russia to diversify

Russia needs to improve its investment climate, diversify its oil-dependent economy and boost productivity growth if…

Beijing looks to stem Chinese capital flight and encourage FDI

Chinese capital flight: The Chinese government is getting ready to curb its private sector’s appetite for…

Protestors take to the streets as Modi urges Indians to join digital world

With banks overwhelmed by desperate account holders and  crowds  of Indians taking to city streets to protest…

World Bank upgrades forecast for Russian economy as Moscow looks in hope to Trump to trigger detente

The Russian economy could return to growth as early as next year, the World Bank predicted…

Pressure mounts with Russian Reserve Fund running on empty

The Russian Reserve Fund will run out of money by the end of  next year, Deputy…

Moody’s upgrades outlook for Russia and China but downgrades Turkey

Moody’s Investors Service yesterday revised upwards its  macro outlook  for Russia and China,  but forecast that…

ADB forecasts India to lead economic growth as China and SE Asia slip

ADB forecasts: Brisk consumer spending and the  growth of its rural economy will help the Indian economy outperform…

Norisk Nickel CEO Potanin tops Bloomberg list of Russian billionaires

US publisher Bloomberg  has named Nickel CEO  Vladimir Potanin Russia’s richest man with assets valued at $14.7bn in its…

New Delhi to push ahead with Indian reform program, pledges Jaitley

Indian reform program: Encouraged by a 7.9% GDP growth rate in the first three months of the…

Indian economy growing fastest in world, new survey finds

Indian economy: A Reuters survey of economists due out on Tuesday is expected to show that  India’s…

Russian economy destined to stagnate without reform, Kurdin warns

The Russian economy will not start growing but will remain “at the bottom” if authorities do…

Iran’s GDP set to rise 4-5% – IMF

Iran’s GDP could enjoy a growth rate of between  4 and 4.5% following an increase in…

Egyptian economy larger than South Africa’s, says IMF report

The depreciation in the rand has seen Egypt overtake South Africa as the second largest economy…

Chinese economy heading for L-shaped growth, says official

The growth of the Chinese economy is likely to follow an L-shaped pattern in the coming years…