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Why money is undermining our financial system

Our global financial system is built around national and multinational currencies managed by state institutions. But the actors driving the global

Our global financial system is built around national and multinational currencies managed by state institutions. But the actors driving the global

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Russian ruble scrapes new low, no happier for 2016

The Russian ruble on the last currency trading day of the year has hit a new 2015 low against the US dollar, at one point falling to 73.20 to the

The Russian ruble on the last currency trading day of the year has hit a new 2015 low against the US dollar, at one point falling to 73.20 to the

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Russia enforces stricter currency exchange rules

Russia has put into force measures to keep a closer eye on exchanges from rubles to foreign currency. The Russian Central Bank has decreed that

Russia has put into force measures to keep a closer eye on exchanges from rubles to foreign currency. The Russian Central Bank has decreed that

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Russia holds interest rates after rouble's tumble

Russia’s Central Bank has left interest rates unchanged amid turmoil surrounding the rouble’s decline, falling oil prices and rising inflation. After

Russia’s Central Bank has left interest rates unchanged amid turmoil surrounding the rouble’s decline, falling oil prices and rising inflation. After

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China's foreign reserves suffer biggest monthly fall on record

China’s foreign currency reserves suffered their largest monthly fall on record in August. It’s the result of heavy intervention by the central bank

China’s foreign currency reserves suffered their largest monthly fall on record in August. It’s the result of heavy intervention by the central bank

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Rouble slides as Russia buys foreign exchange

With the rouble at a six-month high Russia’s central bank has resumed buying foreign currency, a sign the government thinks it’s high

With the rouble at a six-month high Russia’s central bank has resumed buying foreign currency, a sign the government thinks it’s high

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Rouble falls again

It has been a bleak start to the New Year for the rouble. The Russian currency opened sharply lower against the dollar on Monday dragged more than

It has been a bleak start to the New Year for the rouble. The Russian currency opened sharply lower against the dollar on Monday dragged more than

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Russian economy set to shrink almost 5 percent next year

Russia’s economy is likely to shrink by as much as five percent in 2015, due to Western sanctions, the collapse of the rouble and the price of oil

Russia’s economy is likely to shrink by as much as five percent in 2015, due to Western sanctions, the collapse of the rouble and the price of oil

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Financial pressures for Russians despite rally by rouble

Russia is caught in what one government minister called a “perfect storm” of plummeting oil prices, sanctions and the flight of investors

Russia is caught in what one government minister called a “perfect storm” of plummeting oil prices, sanctions and the flight of investors

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Putin tries to reassure over rouble worries, but also slams the West

He attempted to reassure the Russian people about the state of their economy under his leadership. But a defiant President Vladimir Putin also took

He attempted to reassure the Russian people about the state of their economy under his leadership. But a defiant President Vladimir Putin also took

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Rouble slips lower, finance ministry comments check losses

The Russian rouble slumped to a new record low against the US dollar on Tuesday It was already this year’s biggest declining currency in a major

The Russian rouble slumped to a new record low against the US dollar on Tuesday It was already this year’s biggest declining currency in a major

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Latest Ukrainian violence hits the country's volatile currency

Ukraine’s currency, the hryvnia, remained under pressure following the fresh violence there, but traders said it could have been much worse. As

Ukraine’s currency, the hryvnia, remained under pressure following the fresh violence there, but traders said it could have been much worse. As

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Markets fall as currency turmoil continues

The fear factor continued to dominate among investors on Friday. European shares fell and have recorded their first monthly loss since August.

The fear factor continued to dominate among investors on Friday. European shares fell and have recorded their first monthly loss since August.

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Emerging market jitters hammer Europe's stock markets

Financial market turbulence continues, as it appeared that aggressive interest rate hikes by Turkey and South Africa would not be enough to stop a

Financial market turbulence continues, as it appeared that aggressive interest rate hikes by Turkey and South Africa would not be enough to stop a

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Who suffers if oil hits $150 dollars a barrel?

Just the possibility of military action against Syria was enough to shake the markets. The price of oil surged after the first warnings from

Just the possibility of military action against Syria was enough to shake the markets. The price of oil surged after the first warnings from