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The nine most important economic charts of the week

Mario Draghi finally unleashed the European monetary beast, but lots of other chart-worthy stuff happened around the world this week.

Oil prices are settling, but still falling

The euro dropped after the European Central Bank announced its stimulus program

The Bank of Canada cut its overnight interest rate

The Central Bank of Brazil raised its rate

The Nigerian naira fell when the Central Bank of Nigeria left its rate alone

China’s GDP growth is slowing down

…and so is South Korea’s

US housing starts are near a seven-year high

The British employment situation is improving…

…as are British wages

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