Japan moves back towards deflation

Core inflation drop to 0.2% may undermine credibility of Abenomics

Lagarde shows tough love to Greece

Painful experience seen to have damaged institution’s credibility

Asia-Pacific equities mostly positive

But emerging market indices fall back after US data release

Ghana reaches $1bn deal with IMF

Ghana’s commodity predicament seen as warning sign for others

Ukraine’s economy presents stern test

Maidan euphoria has given way to worries about food and heating

Macron vows to push French reforms

Economy minister sets sights on labour market

India plans $137bn rail investment

Five-year plan to transform the country’s huge but ageing network

Rouble heads for best month since 1990s

Easing Ukraine tensions and stronger oil help Russia’s currency