At a press conference in Reykjavik, Iceland's government announced that it will lift almost all of the remaining capital controls, allowing its citizens, corporations and pension funds full access to the global capital markets.
The Bank of England raised its forecast for UK growth in 2017 this week, but sterling weakened against the euro.
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The pound fell to a three-month low earlier today, ahead of a speech by the UK Prime Minister about Brexit. Sterling's weakness, though, arrives as the IMF has upgraded its forecast for the UK's economy.
This month, India announced that its 500 and 1,000 rupee notes were no longer valid tender - an unexpected move that has been heralded as a "game-changer" for the real estate world.
Sterling slumped to a 31-year low against the US dollar this week, but British travellers are undeterred by the currency's weakness.