Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe's Zanu-PF party says it will soon launch a stock exchange in which only black people will be able to trade shares. The party also announced that it will take foreign companies without compensation.
Iran exported more than $12.5 billion of non-oil goods in the first four months of the Iranian calendar year (started March 21). This is an 11.5% rise in weight and a 5% decline in value compared to the same period last year, IRNA reported.
Germany's central bank expects that Greece will need additional rescue loans from Europe by the start of 2014 at the very latest, reported Der Spiegel. The Bundesbank describes the help as politically motivated.