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Market crash

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Oil prices crash and markets tumble

The price of US oil has fallen below the symbolic threshold of 50 dollars a barrel for the first time since April 2009. Benchmark Brent crude also

The price of US oil has fallen below the symbolic threshold of 50 dollars a barrel for the first time since April 2009. Benchmark Brent crude also

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Russian rouble rebounds slightly but remains volatile

The Russian government began selling off foreign currency on Wednesday after the rouble hit an all-time low giving the currency a boost but trading remains nervous.

The Russian government began selling off foreign currency on Wednesday after the rouble hit an all-time low giving the currency a boost but trading remains nervous.

Business

Japan slips into surprise recession with GDP fall

More ammunition for critics of the economic policies of Japan’s prime minister has become available with the news Japan is technically in recession

More ammunition for critics of the economic policies of Japan’s prime minister has become available with the news Japan is technically in recession

Business

Gas on the front line in Russia - Ukraine crisis

Russian gas – a weapon of strength or of weakness in the Ukraine crisis? Gazrpom has indicated it may raise prices for Kyiv in the next quarter

Russian gas – a weapon of strength or of weakness in the Ukraine crisis? Gazrpom has indicated it may raise prices for Kyiv in the next quarter