• | The World Bank Image Courtesy Anadolu Agency | MR Online

    Debt-pushing as financial inclusion

    Ajay Banga was anointed World Bank president for promoting financial inclusion. Thanks to its success and interest rate hikes, more poor people are drowning in debt as consumer prices rise.

  • | US China flickr | MR Online

    Trade, currency war weapons double-edged

    The US-China trade war has flared up again less than two weeks after US President Donald Trump delayed new tariffs of US$160 billion on Chinese imports until December, purportedly to avoid harming the holiday shopping season.