Gulf Times - Shanghai
China home prices rise most in nearly two years

China home prices rise most in nearly two years

China's home prices rose at their fastest clip in almost two years in February thanks to red-hot demand in big cities, but risks of overheating in some places threaten to put more stress on an already slowing economy.

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.