France's unemployment rate dropped below 10 percent for the first time since 2012.
Hairatan, the only crossing between Afghanistan and Uzbekistan, is an ominous bellwether of economic activity in northern Afghanistan.
The head of US Steel has accused Britain and the wider European Union of negligence over China dumping cheep steel on world markets.
Brazil's former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva is warning that the Petrobras corruption probe is paralyzing the Brazilian economy.
Now authorities across ex-Soviet Central Asia are facing an unexpected legitimacy test as falling oil prices and Russia's recession.
A state-backed "bad bank" that would take over non-performing loans from a country's banks could also be an option for other countries.
Amid falling oil prices and tenge exchange rate fluctuations, experts are wary to predict Kazakhstan's future.
In efforts to contain inflation and de-dollarize the economy, National Bank of Kazakhstan raises interest rates on deposits in tenge.
The Governor of the National Bank of Kazakhstan Daniyar Akishev commented on the plan to de-dollarize the Kazakh economy.
China's coal industry is now crippled by oversupply, but its companies are too big to fail.
The European Union and Turkey agreed on a deal to stem the migrant crisis, including a three-billion-euro ($3.2-billion) aid package for Syrian refugees in Turkey.
American billionaire Jim Rogers is thinking about investing in Kazakhstan, a country he visited in October.
Sanctions against Russia over its involvement in the Ukraine crisis could be lifted if Moscow fulfils commitments it made to help resolve the conflict, French Prime Minister Manuel Valls said.
Russian state giant Gazprom said it had halted gas deliveries to Ukraine after Kiev failed to make upfront payments for more supplies.
Russia is considering a common unit of account and currency for the EEU, while Kazakhstan is not eager to move forward with this project.
British Prime Minister David Cameron is to promise an additional £12 billion to strengthen the defence forces when he unveils a five-year strategic review on Monday.
Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan and the USA have issued the Joint Declaration of Partnership and Cooperation.
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras called for dialogue with the country's top powers on retirement reforms days after the ruling coalition was weakened by a dwindling majority.
New York's financial regulator announced another $150 million fine against British bank Barclays over its "misconduct" in foreign exchange services offered to clients.
The resignation of Kairat Kelimbetov from the post of the National Bank governor and a prompt appointment of Daniyar Akishev have raised conflicting feelings both in the media and among general public.