VENEZUELA has tripled its minimum wage to 3 million bolivar notes per month - a sum now equivalent to a mere $1.14 (86p) – as hyperinflation soars to 25,000 percent.
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US sanctions have forced Russia to look at ways of securing its foreign reserves. In recent years, Moscow has increased purchases of physical gold and dramatically reduced its share of US securities.
A continued surge in corporate earnings will have only limited benefit for stock prices, which face multiple policy obstacles, according to Goldman Sachs.
It hasn't been this bad since 2008.
According to the FBI, the number of investigations into midair sexual assaults increased 66% from 2014 to 2017.
Potential tenants are being tricked into paying an upfront fee for properties that effectively do not exist - and the con artists are incredibly clever - this is what to spot them
Bank regulation has gone too far, yet supervisors may still be missing risk factors that could herald the next crisis, the outgoing Dutch member of the European Central Bank's Supervisory Board said on Thursday.
Oil prices fell on Thursday as crude producers appeared to be nearing a deal to increase production at an OPEC meeting in Vienna on Friday, but pared losses after a report of a large stockpile draw at a key storage in the United States.