Moscow says it has sufficient resources to fulfil all of its aims, while China's foreign ministry labels reports on assistance as 'disinformation'
India is considering taking up a Russian offer to buy its crude oil and fertiliser commodities at discounted prices with payment via a rupee-rouble transaction, officials have said
Officials of US and other countries have sought to make clear to China that siding with Russia may carry consequences for trade flows, development of new tech and expose it to secondary sanctions
People are investing in the safe-haven asset amid rising inflation and market volatility due to factors such as Russia's invasion of Ukraine and fears over the Omicron Covid-19 variant
Russia's economy faces its deepest crisis since the 1991 collapse of the Soviet Union, as the West imposes severe sanctions over Moscow's invasion of Ukraine
Foreign investors held 3.67 trillion yuan ($580 billion) of Chinese bonds at February end, a reduction of 67 billion yuan from January, data showed
Many banks stopped issuing letters of credit for Russian exporters in wake of sanctions, forcing companies to simply do without them.
Washington's moves to tighten the screws on Moscow come as US and European officials accuse Russia of war crimes over its bombardment of civilians in Ukrainian cities
Russian citizens have been left scrambling to find cash or turning to crypto transactions to get by
Australian intelligence chief Andrew Shearer says China's President may be planning to dominate the Indo-Pacific region and use it as a base to overtake the US as the world's leading power
Jet fuel prices have soared, leaving global carriers who have already been hammered by Covid-19 over the last two years having to pass on higher costs via fuel surcharges and increased fares
London Metal Exchange suspended trading of nickel on Tuesday after prices more than doubled to cross a record $100,000 per tonne.