COMING CLEAN: Workers clean a walkway in Beijing. A reported $81bn injection into China's major banks is probably the first of a series of stimulus measures to boost its flagging economy. (Greg Baker, AFP)
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Crude oil prices have eased as financial markets focused on Scotland's independent vote, while reacting to US data and uncertainty over Opec's outlook.
Nigerian oil unions have continued a strike they say could affect exports if no agreement is reached with the government.
A pilots' strike at Air France has stretched into its fourth day, with the two sides still at odds in a dispute over cost cuts.
European stocks have edged up, tracking gains on Wall St after the US Fed renewed its pledge to keep ultra-low interest rates for a "considerable time".
Arresting a billionaire over vague accusations will further hurt Russia's economy, already brought low by Western sanctions over the Ukraine crisis.
Australia is leading a push to draw a line under the global financial crisis, urging the G20 to finalise regulations aimed at preventing a repeat of the crash.
International tourist numbers have grown, boosted by strong growth in the Americas, Asia and parts of Europe, says the World Tourism Organisation.
Asian markets have been mixed and the dollar has rallied after the Federal Reserve stuck to its timetable on hiking interest rates.