Emerging markets' currencies are being hit hard amid worries the US will taper its massive bond-buying programme.
The host of Al Jazeera's business programme is heading to Davos, and outlines what the point of it all is.
Spate of recent problems has raised safety concerns about the Dreamliner and cast as shadow on Boeing’s reputation.
If German court insists that country’s liability needs to be limited to 190bn euros, then something needs to give.
China's economy is slowing, local authorities are piling on debt and banks are setting aside more money as loans sour.
After bailout, Madrid will need more financial aid and Rome could be next.
Can you believe Greece - a nation that represents less than 2 percent of the euro zone economy, that has less than half the assets Lehman Brothers had when it collapsed - has the ability to trigger a global financial and economic crisis?
The "West" is quick to point the finger at OPEC whenever oil prices are on the rise, but when nations outside the organisation produce 60 per cent of the world's supply there are other countries who need to take some responsibility.
A few months ago, Jose Socrates, the Portuguese premier, told our presenter that a financial bailout for his country would not be necessary, so what happened?
<P>Beijing's interest in euro zone debt masks its hope that Europe will eventually flout US pressure and lift its embargo on selling arms to China.</P>
<P>The <A href="http://www.reuters.com/article/idUSLDE6AN0IZ20101124">lady</A> who triggered the latest crisis that has Ireland taking its begging bowl to the European Union and International Monetary Fund is at it again. And she’s right.</P>