Growth in Germany slows; business confidence lower - Women drivers in Saudi Arabia will boost economy - Brazillian entrepreneur tries to close education gap
The Venezuelan economy is in freefall, crippled by a currency crisis that has seen inflation soar to farcical levels. The country’s populist government introduces measures on Monday aimed at halting the collapse.
Venezuela is in the middle of an economic meltdown, facing chronic inflation and an acute shortage of essential goods. The government wants to tackle the situation by raising fuel prices. But that could prove tricky.
It is in Germany's interest for Turkey to be "economically prosperous," said Chancellor Angela Merkel. But she warned this couldn't be at the expense of state interventions, as the Turkish lira continues to drop.
Tumbling emerging market currencies, including the Russian ruble, have caused Moscow to publicly wish for the "demise" of the greenback from global finance. Lars Halter examines how realistic such a wish actually is.
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