Tariffs, tech and taxes will strain finance ministers from G20 countries at a meeting in Argentina next week overshadowed by the gathering clouds of a trade war.
Ethiopia's central bank devalued the Ethiopian birr by 15 percent on Tuesday, its first such move in seven years to boost lagging exports.
Britain welcomed a record number of foreign visitors last year as the Brexit-hit pound boosted their purchasing power, official data showed on Thursday.
A new virtual currency launched Tuesday aims to rival industry leader bitcoin by pegging its value to hard oil assets, a first in the rapidly growing digital money sector.
The month-long session of India's parliament concluded on Friday in a virtual washout owing to protests over the government's move to withdraw high-value bank notes.
Indian investigators arrested a central bank official Tuesday for allegedly illegally exchanging old bills worth some 15 million rupees ($222,000) for new ones as the country faces a cash crisis.
India Thursday stopped the over-the-counter exchange of old bills as the government faced growing criticism of its shock move to withdraw all high-denomination banknotes in a bid to tackle widespread corruption and tax evasion.
Sudanese security agents have detained dozens of foreign exchange dealers for black market trading, as the authorities struggle to curb speculation against the pound, brokers said on Thursday.
From deploying 'cash coolies' to buying Rolex watches, Indians have found unique ways to dodge the government's surprise move to withdraw high value bills in a bid to tackle widespread corruption and tax evasion.