Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe came to power in 2012 on the promise to reinvigorate the economy. But with the highest per-capita debt in the world and falling growth forecasts, things still look pretty grim.
The word's third-largest economy has grown by a much stronger rate than expected by analysts, fresh figures from the government have shown. The expansion came on the back of stronger domestic demand.
The head of Germany's biggest private lender wants the European Central Bank's (ECB's) cheap money stimulus to end, warning that he sees price bubbles in stocks, bonds and property.
The Bank of Japan has apologized for a 'misunderstanding' after a board member praised Hitler's economic policies. The policy maker has said he had no intention to justify the Nazi leader's policies.
Greek Prime Minister Tsipras has said his country is no longer in danger of Grexiting - leaving the EU - and is seeing an inward investment boom. He said he is hopeful after nine years of recession, but questions remain.
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