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Two suspects have been detained in relation to the murder of Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov, Russia's security chief Alexander Bortnikov said.
The dollar jumped to an 11-1/2 year high as U.S. employment growth bolstered market sentiment that the Fed was closer to raising interest rates.
The euro fell on Thursday below $1.10 for the first time since 2003 and the U.S. dollar added to gains.
The dollar reached highs on Wednesday on solid U.S. jobs and business data, as the euro sank below $1.11 to an 11-1/2 year low.
The dollar softened on Tuesday after touching an 11-year high against major currencies.
Rupert Stadler, CEO of Audi, says the devaluation of the Russian ruble had the biggest impact on Audi in Russia.
The dollar edged up with the greenback touching an 11-year peak despite soft economic data.
Despite the economic troubles in Russia, Conrad Saldanha of Neuberger Berman, is bullish on a few Russian stocks.
The dollar index ended stayed on track for a record eighth month of gains on improving data and comments from Fed officials.
The dollar rose to a one-month high as data on U.S. inflation and business orders and Fed officials' remarks.
The dollar edged down after Fed Chair Janet Yellen held back from giving a clear view on when the Fed may begin raising interest rates.
The dollar edged down against the yen Janet Yellen suggested the Fed won't be rushed into kicking off the U.S. interest rate tightening cycle.
The Swiss franc shed over 1 percent against the dollar, dropping towards five-week lows as some of the Greece-related safety flows waned.
Is Russia's strongest card the fact that its economy is stronger than Ukraine's? Timothy Ash, head of Emergind Market research at Standard Bank, weighs in with his thoughts.
Tomas Fiala, chief executive at Dragon Capital, told CNBC that there is still a chance to reinvigorate the economy in Ukraine, despite the ongoing conflict there.
The euro jumped against the dollar in midday trading on reports that a deal had been reached between Greece and the European Central Bank.
Dr Samuel Greene, director at King's Russia Institute, says that the situation with Ukraine is not the cause for Europe's conflict with Russia, but a symptom to understanding Russia.
Luis Costa, head of CEEMEA FX and rates strategy at Citi, discusses investing in ruble assets amid the ongoing instability between Russia and Ukraine.
The dollar recovered on talk the Swiss National Bank was buying the greenback.
Richard Kelly, head of global strategy at TD Securities, says that Poroshenko and Putin's cease-fire agreement is a start, but it's not yet time to get bullish on Russian equities.