Recent talk about peace negotiations gave the Yemeni rial a much-needed boost. It can't come soon enough for a population that has enough in food supplies but simply can't afford them.
The ECB's purchase of government bonds was an attempt to save countries such as Greece, Spain and Portugal from default. It was particularly controversial in Germany, where multiple lawsuits challenged its legality.
The rupee took a hit after the shock resignation of central bank governor Urjit Patel. He has reportedly been battling against interference from Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government for months.
The European Central Bank looks has removed a key pillar of its support for the euro area economies. At their final policy meeting this year, ECB governors announced the end of their bond-buying program.
Yemen peace talks in Sweden have reached a ceasefire deal for Hodeida, a port city crucial for aid deliveries. UN chief Antonio Guterres said it includes the deployment of neutral forces and humanitarian corridors.
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