OPEC Secretary-General Abdullah al-Badri arrives for a news conference after a meeting of OPEC oil ministers at OPEC's headquarters in Vienna November 27, 2014.
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has tied the Bank of Japan's hands with a delay in a sales-tax increase that's hurt confidence in the nation's finances, a former chief economist at the central bank said.
Argentina's tax agency charged HSBC bank Thursday with helping more than 4,000 Argentines evade taxes by placing their money in secret Swiss accounts.
The 160 members of the World Trade Organisation have agreed to implement a landmark global trade agreement reached in Bali last December.
Less than a month after assuming the helm at the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker has unveiled his much awaited investment plan for Europe.