The peso has fallen by more than 5 percent against the dollar since the beginning of the year. That's on top of a 20 percent weakening last year. Inflation has surged to a two-year high.
Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador’s incoming administration has sent mixed messages on the direction of the country. There is a growing uncertainty, but the economy doesn’t seem to mind. DW explores the contradictions.
Turkey's ongoing financial crisis has primarily been caused by a preponderance of foreign debt. The severity of the crisis has rocked other emerging markets, raising questions of possible knock-on effects.
A rural community and a Caracas slum have created their own currencies in response to Venezuela's rapid inflation. Proponents have pinned their hopes on these local-based alternatives, but critics say they aren't viable.
The US announced it will work to shrink trade deficits with Canada and Mexico in talks to renegotiate the 1994 North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). President Donald Trump has called the current deal a "disaster."
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