Australia – surprising economic strength;

Indonesia – efforts to shore up the weak rupiah;

Peru – trouble from the Left for Ollanta Humala;

Serbia – interest rates are about to rise;

Venezuela – the next government will have to devalue the bolivar, regardless of the election result.

Other countries covered in the report: Argentina, Chile, France, Germany, Ireland, Japan, Portugal and Spain.

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