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World 29 May 2019 | 5:54 PM

EU to ask Italy to explain deterioration of public finances

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Commission will ask Italy on Wednesday to explain what factors contributed to the deterioration of the country's public finances as the EU executive prepares a report that is likely to be the basis of disciplinary action against Rome.

World 02 Dec 2016 | 3:31 PM

Italy's Padoan sees no impact on public finances from referendum

MILAN (Reuters) - There will be no impact on public finances if Italians reject a referendum on constitutional reform on Sunday but there could be "48 hours of market turbulence", Italy's economy minister Pier Carlo Padoan told daily newspaper Avvenire on Friday.

Nation 02 Aug 2013 | 12:00 AM

Concerns over health of public finances to be addressed in Budget 2014

KUALA LUMPUR: A detailed strategy on how to address growing concerns over the health of Malaysia’s public finances will be addressed in Budget 2014.

World 11 Aug 2014 | 8:30 PM

Swedish minister says migration from Syria, Iraq straining public finances

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Asylum seekers fleeing Iraq and Syria are straining Sweden's public finances just as the government is likely to cut its estimate for economic growth next year, Finance Minister Anders Borg said on Monday.

Business 04 Jul 2015 | 12:00 AM

Lessons in handling public finances from Greek tragedy

LAST Monday, the world woke up to a shock when a bankrupt Greece imposed capital controls after it failed to reach a settlement with creditors on a bail-out for the country’s debts.

Business 28 Oct 2013 | 12:00 AM

Economist:Budget 2014 should ease credit rating agencies concern over M'sian public finances

SINGAPORE: The policies outlined in Budget 2014 are steps in the right direction and should ease the concerns of credit rating agencies over Malaysia’s public finances, said Kostas Panagiotou, Consulting Economist, IMA Asia.

Business 26 Oct 2013 | 12:00 AM

Economic Report 2013/2014: National transformation process to be accelerated while protecting public finances

MALAYSIA will continue to focus on supporting growth and accelerating the national transformation process while ensuring sustainability of public finances.

World 08 Jan 2018 | 3:39 PM

Pension crisis looms as Afghanistan grapples to fix public finances

KABUL (Reuters) - In a country not short of problems, a looming pensions crisis that could cripple Afghanistan's budget in coming years is a new headache for a government dependent on increasingly war-weary foreign donors.

World 09 Jan 2013 | 12:00 AM

India moves to mend public finances, revive growth

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - The Indian government moved on Wednesday to mend its strained finances, which have hit capital investment and put its sovereign credit ratings in peril.