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Oil prices were choppy on disappointment that an OPEC-led exporter group did not cut production more deeply.
Gold prices held steady after dipping slightly earlier in the session on Friday.
There may still be upside for crude prices even if investors appear let down by an OPEC production cut extension, analysts said.
The country's ability to make payments may be "in doubt," but its willingness is "strong," says one analyst.
Future generations are on course to become enveloped in the biggest pension crisis in history, according to the WEF.
The world’s banks have become safer since the crisis, but economic risks have spread elsewhere, said RBI ex-governor Rajan.
Mnuchin said the Trump administration hopes to pass a plan to overhaul the U.S. tax system by the end of the year.
American industry expanded production last month at the fastest pace in more than three years as manufacturers and mines recovered from a March downturn.
Construction of new homes fell for a second straight month in April, pushing activity to the lowest point in five months.