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  • Barack Obama Says No New Sanctions for Russia Over Ukraine

    Barack Obama Says No New Sanctions for Russia Over Ukraine

    US President Barack Obama said Thursday he was not about to impose new sanctions on Russia over the Ukraine crisis, but nevertheless signed a law giving him the authority to do so.

  • Politics No Problem, Say US and Russian Spacefarers

    Politics No Problem, Say US and Russian Spacefarers

    US-Russian ties may have returned to Cold War levels, but an astronaut and a cosmonaut gearing up for the longest flight on the International Space Station said Thursday politics would not disrupt their work of helping a future trip to Mars.

  • Angela Merkel Says Russia Sanctions Remain 'Unavoidable'

    Angela Merkel Says Russia Sanctions Remain 'Unavoidable'

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel stressed on Thursday that Europe's goal remains a free and whole Ukraine and that Western sanctions against Russia remain unavoidable until that goal is reached.

  • Vladimir Putin Holds Late-Night Talks on Ukraine with European Leaders

    Vladimir Putin Holds Late-Night Talks on Ukraine with European Leaders

    Russia's President Vladimir Putin and his French, German and Ukrainian counterparts agreed in a phone call early on Wednesday that they wanted talks between Kiev, Moscow and rebels controlling parts of eastern Ukraine to resume as soon as possible.

  • Rouble Rallies in Early Trading on Day of Putin Press Conference

    Rouble Rallies in Early Trading on Day of Putin Press Conference

    The rouble rallied in early trading Thursday ahead of President Vladimir Putin's eagerly-awaited annual press-conference, where he is expected to give his views on the financial crisis rocking Russia.

  • Asia Relieved by Wall Street Bounce, Upbeat Fed

    Asia Relieved by Wall Street Bounce, Upbeat Fed

    The jitters of recent days also calmed a touch as Russia managed to stabilise its rouble, if only for now, and oil prices eked out a rare bounce. As risk aversion ebbed, US bond yields rose and the dollar regained some lost ground.

  • Rouble Steady in Asia After Russia Measures to Halt Collapse

    Rouble Steady in Asia After Russia Measures to Halt Collapse

    Moscow said on Wednesday it would sell about $7 billion in foreign reserves to prop up its currency and also implement other measures to prevent a sell-off. That came after a central bank interest rate hike to 17 per cent from 10.5 per cent failed to...

  • Danger in the Skies as Russia, NATO Play Cat-And-Mouse

    Danger in the Skies as Russia, NATO Play Cat-And-Mouse

    Recent close shaves between Russian fighters and civilian aircraft highlight the dangers of the cat-and-mouse game being played out between Moscow and the West in European skies amid the crisis in Ukraine, analysts say.

  • Asia Markets Encouraged by Wall Street Bounce, Upbeat Fed

    Asia Markets Encouraged by Wall Street Bounce, Upbeat Fed

    The jitters of recent days also calmed a touch as Russia managed to stabilise its rouble, if only for now, and oil prices eked out a rare bounce. As risk aversion ebbed, US bond yields rose and the dollar regained some lost ground.

  • Ukraine, Pro-Russia Rebels Agree to Resume Peace Talks

    Ukraine, Pro-Russia Rebels Agree to Resume Peace Talks

    Ukraine's pro-European leaders and Kremlin-backed rebels agreed Wednesday to hold long-delayed peace talks that were backed by Russia in the heat of its devastating currency crisis.

  • Oil Moves Above $60 as US Crude Stockpiles Fall

    Oil Moves Above $60 as US Crude Stockpiles Fall

    Brent crude oil moved above $60 per barrel on Wednesday as US data showed falling crude inventories, stemming deep losses brought on by a supply glut and signals from Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) producers and Russia that ...

  • Russian Rouble Suffers New Fall but the Collapse Slows

    Russian Rouble Suffers New Fall but the Collapse Slows

    Losses were partly contained by exporters selling dollars in preparation for paying their monthly tax bills but the slide was less precipitous than in the past two days when it fell about 20 per cent against the dollar.

  • Russia's Sinking Economy Becoming a Global Threat

    Russia's Sinking Economy Becoming a Global Threat

    Russia's suddenly escalating financial crisis risks spilling beyond its borders and endangering parts of the global economy.

  • Russian Turmoil Unlikely to Slow Fed's Cruise to First Rate Hike

    Russian Turmoil Unlikely to Slow Fed's Cruise to First Rate Hike

    The dramatic fall in Russia's rouble underscored how the oil collapse is shifting wealth and economic expectations around the world, creating a more volatile environment for the US central bank as it prepares to lift rates that have been near zero fo...

  • Vladimir Putin Holds Late-Night Talks on Ukraine with European Leaders

    Vladimir Putin Holds Late-Night Talks on Ukraine with European Leaders

    Russia's President Vladimir Putin and his French, German and Ukrainian counterparts agreed in a phone call early today that they wanted talks between Kiev, Moscow and rebels controlling parts of eastern Ukraine to resume as soon as possible.

  • MSCI Could Exclude Russia from Emerging Markets Index

    MSCI Could Exclude Russia from Emerging Markets Index

    Around $1.4 trillion are benchmarked against MSCI's Emerging Markets share index, which are used by many investment funds to determine their weightings.

  • Why Russia Has Become a Threat for Sensex, Rupee

    Why Russia Has Become a Threat for Sensex, Rupee

    The BSE Sensex slumped to a two-month low of 26,500 on Wednesday, while the rupee weakened to 63.89 per dollar - a level not seen since November 2013. The sudden fall in Indian stock and currency markets has been triggered by an economic crisis in Ru...

  • Oil Below $60 as OPEC, Russians Keep Pumping

    Oil Below $60 as OPEC, Russians Keep Pumping

    Brent crude oil traded below $60 per barrel on Wednesday, near 5-1/2 year lows, as major oil producers signaled that they would maintain output despite a supply glut and faltering demand in Russia and Europe.

  • Investors Take Cover From Russia Crisis, Oil Slide

    Investors Take Cover From Russia Crisis, Oil Slide

    An uneasy hush settled over Asian markets on Wednesday as a brewing financial crisis in Russia and the rout in oil prices sent investors scurrying for the cover of top-rated bonds.

  • Apple Halts Online Sales in Russia as Ruble Tumbles

    Apple Halts Online Sales in Russia as Ruble Tumbles

    "Due to extreme fluctuations in the value of the ruble, our online store in Russia is currently unavailable while we review pricing."

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