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The Swiss National Bank said it would introduce a negative exchange rate of -0.25 percent on sight deposit account balances at the central bank.
The lawyer who investigated the claims about unethical behavior in the Fifa World Cup bidding process resigned.
Russia's once legendary scientific productivity has been in decline for decades, and some scientists fear the current climate is making things worse.
Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras failed to gain the support of the supermajority needed to elect his presidential nominee.
The Queen's Christmas speech this year could be one to watch out for, as gamblers place bets on whether she will abdicate her role.
Transaction volumes between the ruble and digital currency bitcoin enjoyed their biggest day of the year on Tuesday.
Formula 1 fans have flocked to an auction of items relating to British team Marussia, following its fall into administration.
The Russian currency crisis could turn into a broader economic crisis that could spill over to key emerging markets, Charles Dallara said.
Wages in the U.K. showed a promising increase in the three months to October, despite unemployment remaining stuck at 6 percent.
Russia's Finance Ministry says it was starting to sell its leftover foreign-currency stock and that it considered the ruble to be undervalued.
Climate change is very likely to have helped make 2014 Europe's warmest year since the 1500s, scientists have found.
The ruble's volatility suggests that many traders and investors have been caught off guard by events in Russia.a.
Greece's lawmakers vote in a snap presidential election Wednesday and the result could spark further political uncertainty and economic turmoil.
The ruble's plummet has spurred world-wide jitters, but it isn't clear whether 'rublegeddon' can or should cause a global rout like the 1998 crisis.
With Russia's emergency rate hike failing to arrest the ruble's meltdown, authorities may soon be forced to roll out capital controls, say analysts.
Apple stopped product sales in the troubled country Tuesday "due to extreme fluctuations in the value of the ruble."
The rapid fall of the ruble and stocks means even more pain for investment managers who have been trying to play Russia.
Obama was expected to sign legislation implementing new sanctions on Russia over its activities in Ukraine by the end of the week, the White House said.
The Russian ruble's dramatic fall may have triggered memories of 1998 for some, but veteran trader Art Cashin isn't sold on the comparison.
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As U.K. political parties fight on the country's membership into the EU, a new survey reveals businesses are turning increasingly positive about the Union.
Geoff Dennis, head of GEM equity strategy at UBS, says low oil prices are good for growth in most emerging markets.
George O'Connor, senior analyst at Panmure Gordon, says there are two main reasons behind the 'big move' in Oracle's shares recently.