The European Stability Mechanism (ESM) could get new powers to monitor eurozone economies next year as part of the single currency bloc's plan to integrate more deeply, Klaus Regling, the head of the eurozone bailout fund, said.
South Korea's central bank is likely to hold its key rate steady this month as soft domestic demand could keep monetary policy accommodative in the near term, a leading provider of economic analysis said on Saturday.
Iran's Minister of Economic Affairs and Finance Masoud Karbasian arrived in Washington at the head of a delegation to attend the 2017 Annual joint meeting of the World Bank Group and International Monetary Fund (IMF).
The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) agreed to renew a currency swap deal for two more years from November 17, providing a total of $2 billion in financial support, the Malaysian central bank said on Friday.
Most economists oppose Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s plan to redirect some revenue from a planned sales-tax increase to child care and education because it would add to Japan’s massive debt burden, a poll showed.