Markets reacted positively to Emmanuel Macron's victory in the first round of the French presidential election. The euro hit a five-month high against the dollar after polls closed. The former economics minister is pro-trade and pro-EU.
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.
Germany is not planning financial aid to help Turkey deal with its currency crisis, the Berlin government says. Opportunities may arise to buy indebted Turkish firms, but for now German business leaders are indifferent.
The fallout from Turkey's economic crisis may have eased somewhat, but the worst of it does not appear to be over. As DW's Gunnar Köhne reports, it is the country's poor who are being hit hardest.
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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