At the height of the Eurozone crisis Portugal was one of the countries deep in trouble. But today, its economy is on the up and up. So has Portugal got its debt problems beat, or is it too early to celebrate?
Slovenian President Borut Pahor has announced an early date for a parliamentary election. The political crisis has deepened in the country since PM Miro Cerar resigned over a court ruling against a key railway project.
The global lender has surprised analysts by predicting better-than-expected global growth. But the bank also warned of fading potential mainly in advanced economies due to aging populations.
Opening the sessions of the two global lenders, IMF chief Christine Lagarde has warned governments about harming global trade and investment through unilateral measures even when disagreements exist.
Yi Gang takes over the reins of the People's Bank of China (PBoC) at a time when it is rapidly gaining global influence. But his key challenge would be domestic: tackling ballooning debt and ensuring financial stability.
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