The Indonesian House of Representatives met Monday to discuss raising the price of subsidized gasoline, prompting protests by those against the measure.
The Indian rupee, sliding since May, fell to a record low against the U.S. dollar on concerns about what an official called a "large current account deficit."
The German government agreed to pay nearly $1 billion for the care of Holocaust survivors in a deal reached with a fund for Jewish victims, officials said.
Japan's net foreign assets last year totaled $2.9 trillion, up 11.6 percent from 2011, the government reported Tuesday.
Japan posted a record trade deficit of 879.93 billion yen ($8.576 billion) for April as a lower yen pushed import costs higher, the government said Wednesday.
More than $4 billion of cash reserved for Chilean military procurement remains unspent because of mysterious workings of funding arrangements.
Israel opened a diplomatic mission in one of the Persian Gulf states a Finance Ministry report indicated.
Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi appointed nine new ministers Tuesday as part of a Cabinet reshuffle demanded by the opposition.
Japanese crude oil imports from Iran were down more than 150,000 barrels per day in March compared to a year ago, Finance Ministry data show.
Israeli Foreign Ministry staff members, saying the department was "hacked to pieces," are seeking a full-time minister and demand improved working conditions.