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World 09 Jul 2015 | 3:40 AM

Britain commits to NATO two percent defence spending target for next five years

LONDON (Reuters) - The British government said on Wednesday it would commit to NATO's defence spending pledge of two percent of GDP for the next five years, a decision which will help ease U.S. fears about their future ability to rely on a close military ally.

Forex 18 Apr 2015 | 12:00 AM

Global Foreign Exchange Market

IT was not until the later part of the week when the US dollar suffered a major selldown as the US dollar index plunged 1.8% to trade below 97.0.

Business 16 Jan 2015 | 12:00 AM

India makes early rate cut, hints at more

MUMBAI: The Reserve Bank of India surprised markets with a 25 basis points reduction in interest rates and signalled it could cut further, amid signs of cooling inflation and what it said was a government commitment to contain the fiscal deficit.

Business 15 Jan 2015 | 1:49 PM

India makes surprise early rate cut, more expected

MUMBAI: The Reserve Bank of India surprised markets with a 25 basis point cut in interest rates on Thursday and signalled it could do more, amid signs of slowing inflation and what it said was a government commitment to contain the fiscal deficit.

Business 15 Dec 2014 | 12:00 AM

Commodity slump hurts Australia’s revenue

SYDNEY: Plunging commodity prices are weighing heavily on Australia’s government revenue, Treasurer Joe Hockey warned, but said a mid-year budget update next week would serve as a “shock absorber” for the resources-driven economy.

Business 04 Dec 2014 | 6:55 AM

Britain to scrap air travel taxes for children

LONDON: British finance minister George Osborne said he would make it cheaper for families to travel by scrapping an air travel tax charged for children, prompting airlines to call on him to go further and also abolish the levy in its entirety.

Economy 03 Oct 2014 | 10:26 AM

French economy to grow just 0.4% in 2014

PARIS: The French economy is headed for growth of only 0.4% this year, according to official data published late on Thursday, in line with estimates given in a grim budget statement by the finance minister a day earlier.

World 01 Oct 2014 | 11:05 PM

France defies EU partners with 'no austerity' budget

PARIS (Reuters) - France laid down the gauntlet to EU partners on Wednesday with a 2015 budget setting out how it would bring its borrowing back to within EU limits two years later than promised, a retreat it blamed on a fragile economy.

Business 20 Mar 2014 | 8:16 AM

Osborne delivers Britain's annual budget - highlights

LONDON: British finance minister George Osborne presented his annual budget statement to parliament on Wednesday. Following are highlights from his speech:

Business 22 Feb 2014 | 12:00 AM

Cyclical factors will boost 2013 data, says minister

SINGAPORE: The Singapore government is expected to record an overall surplus of S$3.9bil for financial year 2013, higher than the surplus of S$2.4bil budgeted a year ago.