South Africa’s budget, due to be presented next month, is looming as a key first-quarter event for investors seeking insights on the outlook for a stock market that failed to keep pace with emerging-market peers last year.
The Tokyo 2020 Olympics are expected to cost some ¥1.35 trillion ($12.6 billion), organizers said Friday, unveiling a final budget showing increased revenue balancing out extra costs including countermeasures against heat.
Hong Kong is set to record its first budget deficit in 15 years, the city's finance chief warned Monday, as the business hub reels from the twin shocks of the trade war and seething democracy protests.
Iran’s foreign oil sales, once a staple of the country’s yearly budgets, will account for a tiny portion of government's projected revenues equal to seven percent in the next Iranian calendar year beginning on March 21, 2020.
Lebanese Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri says the cabinet has approved a raft of economic reforms, including halving ministers' wages, and agreed on the 2020 budget in a bid to tackle fiscal crisis in the cash-strapped country and put an end to the nationwide demonstrations that have entered the fifth day.
The administrative tasks required of doctors, nurses and other medical professionals are so complex and time-consuming that they squander hundreds of billions of dollars each year, according to a new analysis of health care spending in the US.