After exceeding expectations in 2017, the global economy is projected to carry forward its current momentum to generate a three-percent growth rate through 2018, the Conference Board said in its latest Global Economic Outlook 2018.
Malaysia's 2018 real gross domestic product is expected to expand between 5 percent and 5.5 percent, underpinned by resilient domestic and external demand, according to an economic report released by Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak.
Group A leader in 2018 World Cup qualifiers in Asia, Iran, will host third-placed Uzbekistan at an anticipated to be jam-packed Azadi Stadium in Tehran, Iran, tonight, knowing a win will see Carlos Queiroz’s men advance to a second successive FIFA World Cup for the first time in its history.
The European Central Bank will extend its unprecedented bond-buying program into 2018, S&P Ratings has said, despite current plans to pencil in an end to its stimulus measure around December this year.
Spain's Banco Santander said on Friday it had trimmed its profitability targets for 2018 to just above 11 percent by 2018 in a business environment it described as 'significantly worse' than last year.