26 January 2015 Last updated at 00:13

Euro falls sharply on Syriza victoryEuro sign in Frankfurt, Germany

The euro dipped to an 11-year low against the dollar after Syriza won the Greek general election.

Euro signECB warns over 'weakened' EU project

A top official at the European Central Bank warns that unemployment and low growth are undermining the European Union.

Seoul, South KoreaSouth Korea growth hits six year low

Growth in South Korea - Asia's fourth largest economy - fell to a six year low in the fourth quarter of last year, latest figures show.

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