Russian Ruble


  • Russia isn't like the '1990s'   Monday, 22 Dec 2014 | 11:20 AM ET
    Russia isn't like the '1990s'

    Russia has been dominating the news recently and its economy is not looking good. Anastasia Nesvetailova, director at City University's political economy research centre explains more.

  • Russia to enter 'deep recession' in 2015?   Monday, 22 Dec 2014 | 4:00 AM ET
    Russia to enter 'deep recession' in 2015?

    With China's foreign minister offering to help Russia if needed, Neil Shearing, chief emerging markets economist at Capital Economics, discusses how Moscow is fairing, saying 2015 will show a "deep recession" for Russia.

  • Dollar index highest since 2009 Friday, 19 Dec 2014 | 11:29 AM ET

    The U.S. dollar rose against major currencies for a third session on diverging monetary policy between the Federal Reserve and other central banks.

  • Inside Russia's decline: Friedman   Friday, 19 Dec 2014 | 8:17 AM ET
    Inside Russia's decline: Friedman

    Thomas L. Friedman, The New York Times, shares his thoughts on Russia's economic woes and the mounting pressure on Russian President Putin.

  • Fingers crossed as Russia moves to avert ruble crisis

    CNBC's Geoff Cutmore report's on the ruble's roller coaster ride as Russia's parliament rushes through a bill boosting banking capital.

  • UK PM: Must keep pressure on Russia   Friday, 19 Dec 2014 | 4:10 AM ET
    UK PM: Must keep pressure on Russia

    At the European Union summit, sanctions on Russia is all the talk. U.K. prime minister David Cameron says the pressure must be kept on Russia while President of the European Council, Donald Tusk, stated that EU needs a consistent strategy towards Russia. CNBC's Hadley Gamble reports.

  • Is the ruble undervalued yet? Friday, 19 Dec 2014 | 12:35 AM ET

    Russia's currency briefly surpassed Ukraine's Hryvnia as the worst performing currency year-to-date, but it isn't clear whether the ruble is undervalued.

  • Chinese shopping 'agents' cash in on ruble slide Thursday, 18 Dec 2014 | 10:14 PM ET

    Chinese shoppers are cashing in on the ruble's sharp drop, snapping up goods in Russia at low prices before brands can respond to foreign exchange moves.

  • O'Neill: Putin must change path   Thursday, 18 Dec 2014 | 1:19 PM ET
    O'Neill: Putin must change path

    Discussing the fall of oil, and the state of Russia's economy, with Jim O'Neill, Fmr. Goldman Sachs Asset Management Chairman.

  • Putin: Economy will recover over 2 years   Thursday, 18 Dec 2014 | 1:08 PM ET
    Putin: Economy will recover over 2 years

    Russian President Vladimir Putin says the Russian economy will grow, and is not yet calling it a crisis. CNBC's Geoff Cutmore reports Putin blamed the West for escalating the crisis in Ukraine, but is interested in a diplomatic solution.

  • Grybauskaite: Putin looking for 'someone to blame'   Thursday, 18 Dec 2014 | 11:20 AM ET
    Grybauskaite: Putin looking for 'someone to blame'

    At the EU Summit, CNBC's Hadley Gamble discusses Vladimir Putin's "swipe" at EU leaders, whilst talking to Finland's prime minister Alexander Stubb and Lithuania's Dalia Grybauskaite about Putin's speech.

  • Busting out the whiteboard: Santelli explains the ruble

    CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the dramatic slide in the Russian ruble and how the drastic decline affects consumers.

  • Cramer: Can't get too bullish, Putin a menace   Thursday, 18 Dec 2014 | 9:07 AM ET
    Cramer: Can't get too bullish, Putin a menace

    CNBC's Geoff Cutmore reports Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed off on the central banks big interest rate hike. Jim Cramer provides insight.

  • Putin: Russia must be 'protected'   Thursday, 18 Dec 2014 | 4:50 AM ET
    Putin: Russia must be 'protected'

    Russia's Vladimir Putin responds to Ukraine Crisis and Russia's stature compared to the rest of the world. CNBC's Geoff Cutmore reports the President's remarks.

  • Is Russia's bear just a 'stuffed animal'?   Thursday, 18 Dec 2014 | 4:50 AM ET
    Is Russia'a bear just want a 'stuffed animal'?

    Russian President Vladimir Putin says that other countries perceive Russia as a country which should just "sit quietly", rather than try and maintain its sovereignty and independence.

  • Putin on Ukraine: Game-changing move?   Thursday, 18 Dec 2014 | 4:40 AM ET
    Putin on Ukraine: Game-changing move?

    Vladimir Putin spoke about the Ukraine Crisis in his press conference, saying Russia was ready to mediate. Is that a game-changer? Alexander Branis, director at Prosperity Capital, weighs in.

  • Russia to act as mediator?   Thursday, 18 Dec 2014 | 4:30 AM ET
    Russia to act as mediator?

    Russian President Vladimir Putin discusses the Ukraine Crisis and ongoing military situation, saying that Russia is ready to act as a mediator.

  • Russian central bank has acted 'adequately'   Thursday, 18 Dec 2014 | 4:25 AM ET
    Russian central bank has acted 'adequately'

    Russian President Vladimir Putin discusses the turbulence in the country's economy and says the central bank is doing the right thing, but could act a little faster.

  • Putin's speech seemed 'relatively calm'   Thursday, 18 Dec 2014 | 4:20 AM ET
    Putin's speech seemed 'relatively calm'

    Commenting on the Putin's recent speech, Simon Quijano-Evans, head of EM research at Commerzbank, says the press conference started off "relatively calm" and that Putin appears to be trying to act on negotiating terms.

  • Russia positive on the economic year   Thursday, 18 Dec 2014 | 4:00 AM ET
    Russia positive on the economic year

    Russian President Vladimir Putin talks about the current state of the Russian economy and how he's still positive. CNBC's Geoff Cutmore analyses the remarks.