Eurozone slips a step closer to deflation

Pressure mounts on ECB to ease policy next week

Trend-setting dollar lifts frustrated bulls

US currency finally plays ball with investor expectations

Japanese economy flounders after VAT rise

Data suggest Abenomics is not working

Rouble hits record low against the dollar

Deepening crisis between Russia and Ukraine hits FX markets

Hollande pushes for EU budget flexibility

French president calls for summit to agree new measures

Shell seeks fresh Arctic drilling permits

Oil company says it wants to keeps option open

New framework for sovereign defaults

Effort to prevent re-run of Argentine and Greek wrangles

South Africa to issue maiden sukuk

Plans for sharia compliant sovereign bond as early as next month