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Singapore Can Deploy More Fiscal, Monetary Policy Measures if Needed – Finance Minister – U.S News & World Report Money

SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Singapore’s finance minister said on Tuesday the city-state’s economy should continue to grow this year, but authorities were ready to deploy more fiscal and monetary policy measures if a worsening Russia-Ukraine crisis impacted growth and inflation. The government had projected gross domestic product to expand 3-5% in 2022. The forecast was provided …

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Russian Finance Minister Proposes to Reallocate $5 Billion in Budget Spending in 2022 – U.S News & World Report Money

(Reuters) – Russia’s Finance Ministry said on Friday it has sent its proposals to reallocate 485.9 billion roubles ($5 billion) of budget spending in 2022 to focus on the most important expenditures needed to mitigate the Western sanctions. ($1 = 99.7500 roubles) (Reporting by Reuters; Editing by Alex Richardson) Copyright 2022 Thomson Reuters.

China Cuts Income Tax for Some Small Firms to 20% – Finance Ministry – U.S News & World Report Money

BEIJING (Reuters) -China will cut income tax for some small firms to 20% from 25%, the finance ministry said on Friday, as part of steps to ease burdens on small businesses to support the slowing economy. Small firms will be subject to the lower income tax until the end of 2024 from the start of …

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Ball in U.S. Court on Russian Eurobond Payments, Finance Minister Says – U.S News & World Report Money

(Reuters) – The ball is in the United States’ court as to whether payments due on Wednesday on two Russian dollar-denominated Eurobonds will go through, and Washington should clarify whether the settlements are possible, Finance Minister Anton Siluanov said. The economic cost of Russia’s actions in Ukraine has been fully exposed as President Vladimir Putin’s …

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UK Finance Watchdog Studies 'Side Pockets' for Parking Sanctioned Russian Assets – U.S News & World Report Money

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s financial watchdog said on Wednesday it has begun discussions with the asset management sector on using “side pockets” for parking Russian and Belarusian assets which have been suspended due to sanctions. Side pockets would allow a fund to separate suspended assets that are difficult to sell or value, from other core …

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