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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.
Russians hurried to change their currency and stock up on durable goods amid the ruble's collapse. Financial Times reports.
Russia's ruble plunged to an all-time low against the U.S. dollar on Tuesday, despite the Russian central bank's move to hike rates to 17 percent.
Google faces fines of up to 15 million euros ($18.7 million) unless it fixes its privacy breaches in the Netherlands, Dutch regulators said.
Co-operative Bank has failed a key test of how it would perform in a financial crisis by the Bank of England.
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Edwin Gutierrez, head of emerging market sovereign debt at Aberdeen Asset Management, says that despite weakness in the Mexican peso, there won't be a currency crisis in the South American nation.
Tightening sanctions on Russia will be on the top of the agenda for an EU leaders meeting on Thursday, CNBC's Hadley Gamble reports.
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.