The week in four charts
Despite a shortened trading week in the US, investors had a lot to digest. fastFT has rounded up four of the most interesting charts from the week.
Brazil to sue miners for $5.2bn over burst dam
Brazil's federal government said on Friday that along with two states it would sue iron ore miner Samarco and its shareholders, BHP and Vale, for "at least" R$20bn (about $5.2bn) over the bursting of a tailings dam.
The forum's 45th annual meeting at Davos, in the Swiss Alps, had at the heart of its agenda a theme entitled ‘The New Global Context’ - as delegates discussed the effects of political, economic and social uncertainty on future policy making