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  • Japan finance minister: hope Russia to prevent recurrence of 1998 crisis

    Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso said on Friday he expects the Russian government will prevent falls in its currency from leading to the kind of financial crisis seen in 1998. Speaking to reporters after a regular cabinet meeting, Aso also said that...
  • Dow jumps 421 points, buoyed by Fed's interest rate stance

    Dow jumps 421 points, buoyed by Fed's interest rate stance
    Wall Street capped a worldwide rally in stocks as investors signaled their approval of the Federal Reserve's go-slow approach on raising its rock-bottom benchmark interest rate — even in the face of still-falling crude oil prices. The Dow Jones...
  • Russian sailors leave French port, Mistral deal still uncertain

    A ship carrying the Russian sailors who have been training for months on a French-built Mistral helicopter carrier left the French port of Saint-Nazaire on Thursday, with it still unclear whether Paris will finally deliver the ship to Moscow. A Reuters...
  • Chinese shopping 'agents' cash in on Russian currency slide

    In Blagoveshchensk on Russia's side of the Chinese border, Mou Jiani has turned her home into a warehouse, stocking up on Apple Inc iPhones, handbags and milk powder to sell back home as Chinese shoppers take advantage of the rouble's slide. Chinese...
  • Russia says EU sanctions on Crimea unacceptable

    Russia's Foreign Ministry said on Thursday new European Union sanctions banning investment in Crimea were "absolutely unacceptable" and amounted to discrimination against the Black Sea peninsula, which Moscow annexed from Kiev in March. "Brussels should...
  • GM, JLR suspend car deliveries to Russian dealers

    Carmakers including General Motors and Jaguar Land Rover have stopped delivering to Russian dealerships in response to the sharp slide in the value of the rouble. The Russian currency has been hammered by slumping oil prices and Western sanctions imposed...
  • OSCE extends observer mission at Russia-Ukraine border until March

    European security watchdog the OSCE prolonged the mandate of its observer mission at two Russian checkpoints on the border with Ukraine by three months on Thursday, the longest extension so far. Ukraine and the West have accused Russia of sending weapons...
  • EU's Mogherini urges Putin to change his attitude

    European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini urged Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday to radically change his attitude to the rest of the world and be more cooperative. Russia's financial crisis was not good news for Russian citizens,...
  • Russia to grant important banks support of up to one trillion rubles: minister

    Russian Finance Minister Anton Siluanov said on Thursday that a draft law that has been submitted to parliament on state support for banks would grant up to 1 trillion rubles ($16.1 billion) to "systemically important" banks. "First of all, we will...
  • Russian ruble weakens as traders see no major measures in Putin speech

    The ruble weakened against the dollar and euro on Thursday with traders saying President Vladimir Putin had so far offered no concrete measures to pull Russia out of a crisis at his end-of-year news conference. At 0954 GMT (04:54 a.m. EST), the ruble was...
  • Putin says Russia economy will be cured, offers no remedy

    President Vladimir Putin assured Russians on Thursday that the economy would rebound after the ruble's dramatic slide this year but offered no remedy for a deepening financial crisis. Defiant and confident at a three-hour news conference, Putin blamed...