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Budget at a glance.

Taxation - World (December 30, 2016)

Algeria has adopted a 2017 budget that will see taxes raised to compensate for falling revenues from its key oil sector, officials said on Wednesday. ...

Business and Economy - World (December 30, 2016)

Sudan's parliament passed its 2017 budget on Thursday and projected a deficit of 2.1 percent of GDP for the coming year, up from 1.6 percent for 2016,...

Taxation - Pakistan (December 29, 2016)

The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has started budget preparation exercise for 2017-18. According to the FBR''s instructions issued to all chambers an...

Stocks and Bonds - World (December 27, 2016)

The Saudi Arabian stock market's post-budget rally ran out of steam on Monday as the index neared technical resistance, while United Arab Emirates bou...

Stocks and Bonds - World (December 26, 2016)

Saudi Arabia's stock market surged in early trade on Sunday in response to the release of the 2017 state budget, which includes an increase in governm...

Business and Economy - World (December 23, 2016)

Dubai plans to post a small budget deficit next year of 2.5 billion dirhams ($681 million), or 0.6 percent of gross domestic product, as it sharply ra...

Stocks and Bonds - World (December 23, 2016)

Saudi Arabia's stock market edged up on Thursday before the release of the kingdom's state budget for 2017, while Egypt's uptrend slowed. Other Gulf m...

Money and Banking - World (December 22, 2016)

Ukraine's parliament on Wednesday approved an austerity federal budget for 2017 that doubles minimum wages but keeps the deficit in line with the targ...

Business and Economy - World (December 22, 2016)

Saudi Arabia's state budget for 2017, which is expected to be released on Thursday, will boost spending to support economic growth while raising domes...

Sports News - World (December 22, 2016)

Tokyo Olympics organisers unveiled a smaller budget of up to $17 billion on Wednesday after coming under pressure to cut ballooning costs. The figure,...

Business and Economy - World (December 22, 2016)

Croatia's growth in the coming years is likely to be slower than the government hopes for, while fiscal consolidation may also lag behind government p...

Stocks and Bonds - World (December 22, 2016)

Saudi Arabia's stock market rose on Wednesday on the eve of the government's release of its 2017 budget, and Egypt's extended a bull run fuelled by fo...

Business and Economy - World (December 20, 2016)

Australia's conservative government on Monday forecast a A$10 billion deterioration in its budget deficit over the next four years but still hoped to ...

Money and Banking - Pakistan (December 20, 2016)

The federal government''s borrowing from the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) for budgetary support has witnessed a healthy growth and reached over one tr...

Business and Economy - World (December 19, 2016)

Austerity-wracked Greece could strike a deal with its creditors by early next year, a senior EU official said Sunday, seeking to calm a recent row ove...

Business and Economy - World (December 16, 2016)

Qatar, hit by low energy prices and the soaring costs of hosting the 2022 World Cup, approved its 2017 budget on Thursday with a deficit of $7.77 bill...

Business and Economy - Pakistan (December 14, 2016)

The Finance Minister Senator Ishaq Dar chaired a meeting on matters related to Finance Division here on Tuesday. The Finance Secretary, Dr Waqar Masoo...

Stocks and Bonds - Pakistan (December 11, 2016)

Greek lawmakers approved on Saturday the country's 2017 budget which projects a strong return to economic growth next year but also imposes a wave of ...

Business and Economy - World (December 11, 2016)

Tunisia's parliament approved on Saturday a 32.7 billion dinar ($14.1 billion) budget for next year, including deficit cutting measures that had been ...

Business and Economy - World (December 11, 2016)

Sri Lanka's coalition government on Saturday won the final vote on its 2017 budget which aims to boost revenue and cut the fiscal deficit to 4.6 perce...

Business and Economy - World (December 10, 2016)

Denmark expects a higher deficit in next year's central government budget than it did in August and this could increase the country's borrowing need a...