Abe weighs tax rise against economy

Japan’s PM says consumption levy could be ‘meaningless’

Rousseff admits to Petrobras wrongdoing

Brazil’s president looks to put corruption scandal behind her

Weak currency fails to benefit eurozone

Depreciation will only fuel inflation slowly, analysts warn

Treasury rules out big election giveaways

Ministers warned on spending as UK tax revenues fall short

Brazil’s Neves prays for rain

Drought threatens support for opposition campaign in key state

Russia widens crackdown on McDonald’s

Moscow launches 200 probes of fast-food chain

A collage of a pig, solar panels, and a woman holding a smartphone

China’s developers rebuild business model

Companies change tack as house prices fall

Bitcoin exchange to trade other currencies

Coinfloor to expand with US dollars, euros and Polish zloty