Market rout as oil fall hits energy groups

Crude price plunge sparks warnings of capital spending cutbacks

Eurozone inflation returns to 5-year low

Prices grew only by 0.3% in the year to November

Japan’s CPI falls to 0.9%

Further fall highlights challenges facing PM Abe as he heads to polls

China told $6.8tn in investment ‘wasted’

Ultra-loose monetary policy and lack of oversight blamed

UK’s Black Friday sales descend into chaos

Retailers’ websites close to collapse in rush for pre-Christmas offers

ECB warns of bond-buying risks

Financial stability report cautions of threat from investors’ search for yield