US growth slows to 2.6% in fourth quarter

Marked slowdown from 5% pace in third quarter

Brazil deficit adds to Rousseff’s woes

Poor budget figures underline big challenges facing president

Russia startles markets with rate cut

Central bank acts despite rouble volatility and inflation

Japan inflation slows further

Rise of 0.5% in core CPI suggests BoJ will miss fiscal goal of 1%

China provinces miss GDP targets

Country’s growth fell to slowest pace in quarter of a century

Tsipras to meet eurogroup chief in Athens

Creditors fear Greek plans to roll back reforms

Oil’s fall pushes Germany into deflation

Prices slump for first time in more than five years

ECB to launch probe into bankers’ bonuses

Remuneration ‘should be consistent with . . . sound capital base’