Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda is forcing analysts to think hard about the speed of projected yen declines after he surprised markets for a second time with monetary stimulus.
Last week, 25 banks failed the asset quality review (AQR) conducted by the European Central Bank for 130 of the eurozone's largest banks.
The UK Government has said that it will 'retire' �218m of the UK's �2bn First World War debt by refinancing bonds, originally issued by Winston Churchill.
The threat of a triple-dip recession in the eurozone, civil unrest in China and the Ebola crisis have created an unprecedented number of headwinds for the global economy, according to the chief executive of WPP.
Household suppliers defend their refusal to slash bills in a year when gas costs have tumbled by almost a quarter. 11:54, UK, Friday 31 October 2014.