Russian Ruble


  • Why Russia is becoming a 'hot' travel destination Thursday, 8 Jan 2015 | 11:38 AM ET
    Moscow, Russia is now a bargain for tourists as the ruble's value continues to collapse.

    The devaluation of the ruble has led to a surge of great travel deals to Russia, Today reports.

  • Scandinavian economies face triple threat Thursday, 8 Jan 2015 | 9:24 AM ET

    Falling oil prices and deflation are weighing on Norway and Sweden respectively, while Finland has been hit by the recession in Russia.

  • Euro hovers near 9-yr lows, undermined by ECB QE bets Thursday, 8 Jan 2015 | 4:27 AM ET

    The euro extended losses into a sixth straight day to trade near a nine-year low, as investors bet the ECB was getting closer to adopting QE.

  • Euro hits fresh 9-year low after euro zone data Wednesday, 7 Jan 2015 | 5:59 AM ET

    The euro hit another nine-year low against the dollar on Wednesday, after data for the euro zone revealed that prices were falling in the region.

  • Sterling is at 17-month low, but has it bottomed? Tuesday, 6 Jan 2015 | 11:39 AM ET

    The U.K. pound hit a fresh 17-month low against the U.S. dollar on Tuesday and currency experts are split on which way the currency will head next.

  • Yen in vogue as oil rout sparks risk aversion Tuesday, 6 Jan 2015 | 6:55 AM ET
    10,000 Japanese yen and 100 U.S. dollar notes arranged for a photograph.

    The safe-haven yen rose as investor risk aversion mounted following a sharp drop in crude oil and stocks.

  • Euro near 9-year low on Greek worry, easing bet Monday, 5 Jan 2015 | 4:08 PM ET
    A clerk handles dollars and euros at a money exchange office in Paris.

    The euro fell to near a nine-year low, hit by concerns that Greek elections will result in a government that will aim to cancel austerity measures.

  • How to invest in Russia  Monday, 5 Jan 2015 | 11:25 AM ET

    With Russia being a risky country to invest in, Martina Bozadzhieva, head of research for EMEA at Frontier Strategy Group discusses the strategy she gives to her clients.

  • Will Russian sanctions be lifted?  Monday, 5 Jan 2015 | 11:15 AM ET

    Lifting sanctions imposed on Russia as soon as this month or the next would be "premature" but they will eventually be lifted, says Martina Bozadzhieva, head of research for EMEA at Frontier Strategy Group.

  • Russia is in 'distress'  Monday, 5 Jan 2015 | 4:35 AM ET

    Discussing the outlook for Russia, Benoit Anne, head of EM strategy at Societe Generale, says that things for Russia could well get worse, and a sovereign rating downgrade may be the next "bombshell."

  • Euro drops to 4-1/2 year low on QE bets Friday, 2 Jan 2015 | 4:05 PM ET

    The euro fell to its lowest in 4-1/2 years against the dollar on Friday after the head of the ECB fanned expectations of QE later this month.

  • The U.S. dollar hit its highest level since March 2006 on Friday, as the euro fell on speculation about imminent monetary easing tactics.

  • The Russian ruble in 2015  Friday, 2 Jan 2015 | 4:40 AM ET

    The factors behind the decline in the Russian ruble - including sanctions and low oil prices - are likely to stay put for now, says Carlo Gallo, founder & director at Enquirisk.

  • Dollar set to rack up strongest year since 2005 Wednesday, 31 Dec 2014 | 2:06 PM ET

    The dollar was set to end 2014 with a gain of more than 12 percent against a basket of major currencies on Wednesday.

  • Safe-haven yen surges amid investor nerves Tuesday, 30 Dec 2014 | 8:04 AM ET

    The yen gained sharply against both the dollar and euro on Tuesday as investors sought the traditional safety of the Japanese currency.

  • Putin's counterproductive moves with Ukraine  Tuesday, 30 Dec 2014 | 5:30 AM ET

    Russia's recent moves with Ukraine appear "counterproductive" says John Peet, Europe editor at "The Economist".

  • No breather for Putin—or ruble—as Russia slumps Monday, 29 Dec 2014 | 3:23 PM ET
    People walk past boards showing currency exchange rates in Moscow, December 17, 2014.

    The Russian ruble tumbled to a one-week low on Monday, after new figures showed the country’s economy shrinking for the first time in over 5 years.

  • ‘Perfect storm’ could send euro even lower Monday, 29 Dec 2014 | 11:53 AM ET

    The euro traded near a 28-month low on Monday after a vote in Greece failed to secure a president.

  • Euro holds ground in face of nerves over Greece Monday, 29 Dec 2014 | 9:16 AM ET

    The euro inched up but remained near two-year-lows after a key vote in Greece failed to secure a new president.

  • Dollar up vs yen as markets get back into gear Friday, 26 Dec 2014 | 7:36 AM ET

    The dollar edged up against the yen on Friday on light bargain hunting, with markets slowly getting into gear after the Christmas holiday.