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As Cuba turns page on Castro era, economic reform gains urgency

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Cuba is now confronting new and dire economic challenges along with historic ones.

Crypto watershed, Amtrak Joe, China GDP and a $1.36m pixel

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We gather the numbers to know from the week’s biggest economic news stories so you can impress your friends.

China posts record economic growth after plunge 12 months ago

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But quarterly comparison shows slowing momentum, with analysts forecasting levelling off in construction and exports.

Amazon’s Bezos: ‘we need to do a better job for our employees’

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In letter to shareholders, Bezos he said takes no comfort in Alabama warehouse workers voting against union push.

Turkey: Central bank holds rates in first meeting with new chief

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Turkey's central bank left its benchmark interest rate unchanged but dropped a pledge to deliver more rate hikes.

Qatar stocks soar on plan to allow full foreign ownership

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Qatar said it could allow foreign investors to fully own listed firms, which could trigger nearly $1.5bn in inflows.

Is inflation a problem? And if so, who will feel the most pain?

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Here's what you need to know about inflation as food and petrol prices rocket.

Singapore’s Grab agrees to record $40bn SPAC merger

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Biggest blank-cheque company deal ever paves the way for Grab Holdings to secure a coveted US listing.

Almost heaven: West Virginia entices nature-loving remote workers

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Remote workers who move to West Virginia will receive $12,000 and passes to indulge in outdoor activities.

BinDawood is shaking up business as usual in Saudi Arabia

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Ahmad BinDawood is embracing transparency and shaking up the secretive status quo in Saudi Arabia.

Record demand for Uber outstrips supply of drivers

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Uber's total bookings including food delivery and passenger services reached an all-time high last month.

HSBC and Huawei CFO reach documents deal amid extradition case

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Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou has been seeking documents from HSBC in her fight against extradition from Canada to the US.

US Federal Reserve chair says economy at ‘inflection point’

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The economy is about to 'start growing more quickly' even as COVID remains a risk, Powell says.

IMF warns on rising debt in COVID-hit Middle East, Central Asia

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Thirty countries in the regions saw economic rebound, but outlook remains uncertain because of the pandemic.

China fines Alibaba record $2.75bn for anti-monopoly violations

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Penalty is equivalent to about 4 percent of Alibaba's revenues in 2019 and comes unprecedented regulatory crackdown.

Amazon union vote, US vaccine hunters and a Martian helicopter

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We gather the numbers to know from the week’s biggest economic news stories so you can impress your friends.

Powell: Economy will not be confident until world is vaccinated

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The US Federal Reserve chairman expressed concern about an ‘uneven’ US and global recovery at an IMF debate on Thursday.

Rising prices are hitting low-income US households the hardest

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Low-income Americans are now bearing the brunt of price increases as the US economy recovers.

China’s population seen growing older in economic danger sign

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Latest census due out in days will show whether China's birth rate continues to fall.

Sunburned tourists and fighter jets: The Israel-Greece alliance

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Greece's move to allow vaccinated Israeli citizens into the country is another step in the emerging partnership.

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