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Biden pledges help 'on the way' for US economy

Biden pledges help 'on the way' for US economy

President-elect Joe Biden presented his economic team on Tuesday and pledged they would lead the charge on a plan to provide more relief for the faltering US economy, which his nominee for Treasury secretary called an ‘American tragedy.’

ECB to signal more stimulus as second-wave recession fears grow

ECB to signal more stimulus as second-wave recession fears grow

The European Central Bank is expected to resist pressure to unveil fresh stimulus measures on Thursday but it is likely to pave the way for action in December as fresh curbs to contain the coronavirus pandemic fuel ...

Asian markets mixed with eyes on stimulus, China-US tensions

Asian markets mixed with eyes on stimulus, China-US tensions

Asian markets were mixed on Monday as investors weighed ongoing China-US tensions and the struggle by Washington lawmakers to hammer out a much-needed new stimulus.

Japan lifts Tokyo's state of emergency, eyes fresh stimulus

Japan lifts Tokyo's state of emergency, eyes fresh stimulus

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe lifted a state of emergency for Tokyo and four remaining areas on Monday after the number of infections fell across the country ...

India outlines $23 billion stimulus to help poor hit by lockdown

India outlines $23 billion stimulus to help poor hit by lockdown

India announced on Thursday a $22.6 billion economic stimulus plan that provides direct cash transfers and food security measures, offering relief to millions of poor people hit by a nationwide lockdown ...

Australia adds $38 bin in stimulus; states move to tighten lockdown steps

Australia adds $38 bin in stimulus; states move to tighten lockdown steps

Australia's government will spend additional A$66.4 billion ($38.50 billion) as part of a second stimulus package to shelter the economy from the financial impact of the coronavirus ...

Negotiations lag on $1 trillion stimulus for virus-hit US

Negotiations lag on $1 trillion stimulus for virus-hit US

US lawmakers urgently negotiating a $1 trillion emergency package to salvage an economy ravaged by the coronavirus missed a Republican-imposed deadline to reach an agreement by the end of Friday.

China economic stimulus boosts activity, but elevates risks: QNB

China economic stimulus boosts activity, but elevates risks: QNB

China’s economic stimulus to tackle slowing growth has also elevated risks, QNB has said in an economic commentary.

G20 nations pledge all tools to lift growth

G20 nations pledge all tools to lift growth

The world's 20 top economies will agree to use all policy tools to lift sluggish global growth, according to a draft communique obtained by Bloomberg News on Saturday, despite German disquiet over fiscal and monetary stimulus.