As confidence in global markets dwindle, investors are going for gold. This week, the price of gold hit the 1,200 dollar mark - nearly an 8 month peak. But the question on everyone's minds: is it time to buy gold, or is its shine temporary?
The German stock index — the DAX — is going from strength to strength, leaving equity-averse Germans wondering why. But there are clear reasons it is pushing into new territory, as DW’s Rolf Wenkel explains.
Gas stations in Zimbabwe's capital Harare have run out of fuel amid a mounting economic crisis and people are stocking up on food. President Robert Mugabe blames social media as Privilege Musvanhiri reports.
Norway's state-owned investment fund has reached the value of $1 trillion for the first time since its establishment in the 1990s, meaning that each citizen of the oil-rich country owns more than $200,000.
The US economy saw "slight to moderate" growth in June while signs of mounting inflation remained scarce, according to a report by the Federal Reserve. The weak wage increase is seen as a setback for US citizens.
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