MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - The outlook for Mexico's economy is improving after stronger factory exports in the first quarter and a more optimistic tone on trade talks with the United States, a top finance ministry official said on Monday.
(Reuters) - Allowing swaps clearinghouses to turn to central banks for the same kind of emergency loans that banks can access would add to financial stability in important ways, Chicago Federal Reserve President Charles Evans said on Tuesday in Shanghai.
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan must deliver a strong message on free trade at this month's summit meeting of leaders from the Group of Seven nations, Finance Minister Taro Aso said on Tuesday.
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese manufacturing activity expanded at the slowest pace in six months in May as export orders slowed, a private survey showed on Tuesday, in a warning sign that global demand may be weakening.
(Reuters) - U.S. Federal Reserve Board Governor Lael Brainard on Monday said that it is still a "question" for her if the U.S. economy is at full employment or if there is still more slack left in the labor market.
BRASILIA (Reuters) - The Brazilian government said on Monday it is committed to business-friendly reforms after S&P Global Ratings threatened to downgrade the country further into junk territory amid a political crisis.