In order to ensure faster processing of foreign arms sales in the US, the government is putting immense effort. In the financial year 2015, the foreign arms sales heaved 36% to 46.6 billion. Besides, as per pentagon official's view, the sudden surge expected to remain strong in the coming years.
The steep fall in oil price is impacting Russia's foreign trade more in a negative way, while the financial markets are witnessing renewed interest from overseas investors and fund managers as well.
The world's largest economy registered an encouraging growth in gross domestic product (GDP) in the third quarter of 2015. The GDP growth rate surpassed previous forecasts as businesses expanded inventories indicating the economy on the right track.
Amidst a growing threat from Islamic State terrorism, Britain strengthen its defense by spending more budget on defense and security. According to CNN, Britain will beef up its security by purchasing nine new Boeing P8 maritime patrol aircraft for surveillance and anti-submarine warfare,with additional spending of £12 billion ($18 billion).
Alberta Premier Rachel Notley said Sunday that the New Democratic Party will limit oil-sands emissions, discontinue coal power plants, and create an economy-wide carbon price as part of a strategy to reduce pollution in Canada's most polluting province.
Europe recession looks enduring, warns the IPPR report. It said the severe unemployment and underemployment in Europe are signals of an alarming situation about the deepening recession.
The world's largest and second largest economies have established 'Space Hotline,' a new communications channel to serve as a diplomatic safety valve.
US President Barack Obama is heading for an Asian trip and is expected to join the APEC Summit in Manila to talk about the Trans-Pacific Partnership. The Asia-Pacific Economic Co-operation (APEC) summit, which will be attended by all Asia-Pacific leaders will be the center of Obama's attention to deliver a speech and convince leaders to sign the agreement.
China will double the deposit needed for investors to obtain funds to trade stocks, known as margin trading - The Shanghai stock trade explained on Friday, as authorities look to constrain a practice that made an enormous market bubble.
The Russian economy slipped 4.1 percent during the third quarter as against the drop of 4.6 percent in the second quarter. The consecutive third quarter of contraction signals recessionary situation in the Russian economy.
Analysts are expecting some sell-off in the stock market today as investors are expected to be cautious after the Paris attack. However, the market seems to be resilient from the attack especially the French market as investors seem to refuse to panic despite the attack.
The pound fell without precedent for the first time in four days against the dollar amid speculation Federal Reserve authorities speaking Thursday will set the stage for a U.S Interest-rate increment in December.
Registering slowest growth rate during the past nine quarters, Hungary's economy growth rate was weakest during the third quarter ending September as agriculture production drop impacted the gross domestic product (GDP) significantly. The stagnant construction activity coupled with underscoring risks to the government's capacity to keep up the economic momentum has been adversely impacting the GDP growth rate.
Indonesia's Foreign Minister on Thursday announced that its country demanded China to explain and prove its claims on the South China Sea, as Indonesia accuses China of claiming parts of the Indonesian-ruled Natuna Islands to be part of China's nine-dash line.
Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass.presented a bill that would pay social security beneficiaries a one-time stipend intended to balance the absence of a cost living adjustment in 2016. Investment News reported that Warren's arrangement calls for the elimination of a tax reduction that allows companies to discount CEO rewards, authorizing the cash to pay those on Social Security.
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