Australia Building Approvals Tumble 20.0% In December

The total number of building permits issued in Australia plummeted a seasonally adjusted 20.0 percent on month in December, the Australian Bureau of Statistics said on Thursday – standing at 16,891. That missed forecasts for […]

U.S. Treasury Secretary Mnuchin urges Congress to raise debt ceiling as another shutdown looms

U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Wednesday called on the Republican-controlled Congress to lift the federal debt limit “as soon as possible” so the government can pay employee benefits and other obligations.In a letter to […]