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    Oil prices sink further in Asian trade
    Dec17

    Oil prices sink further in Asian trade

    SINGAPORE (AFP) – Oil suffered fresh losses in Asia Wednesday, sinking to new multi-year lows as dealers watch Russia’s ruble crisis and await the latest US crude supply report, analysts said.US benchmark West Texas Intermediate for January delivery sank $1.16 in afternoon trade to $54.77 while Brent crude for February fell 71 cents...

    Russia ruble makes some gains after Tuesday’s collapse
    Dec17

    Russia ruble makes some gains after Tuesday’s collapse

    WATCH: While investors in North American breathed a sigh of relief today as the collapse of oil came to a brief halt, those is Russia are still holding their breath. The ruble lost 19 percent of its value today. Eric Sorensen looks at what it all means. MOSCOW – Russia’s embattled ruble appeared to be regaining some of its catastrophic...

    Merkel calls Putin over Ukraine, amid ruble plunge
    Dec17

    Merkel calls Putin over Ukraine, amid ruble plunge

    BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel has called Russian President Vladimir Putin to discuss possible steps to secure a comprehensive cease-fire in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    Russian ruble is mixed after Tuesday's collapse
    Dec17

    Russian ruble is mixed after Tuesday's collapse

    MOSCOW — Russia’s embattled ruble extended a week of catastrophic losses by dropping 4 percent at the opening of trading in Moscow.The world’s worst-performing currency along with the Ukrainian hryvnia, the ruble has lost more than 50 percent of its value this year. It traded at 70.7 per dollar Wednesday morning, or 4 percent lower...

    Merkel calls Putin over Ukraine, amid ruble plunge
    Dec17

    Merkel calls Putin over Ukraine, amid ruble plunge

    BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel has called Russian President Vladimir Putin to discuss possible steps to secure a comprehensive cease-fire in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: U.S....

    Putin holds late-night talks on Ukraine with European leaders
    Dec17

    Putin holds late-night talks on Ukraine with European leaders

    MOSCOW (AFP) – Russia’s President Vladimir Putin and his French, German and Ukrainian counterparts agreed in a phonecall early Wednesday that they wanted talks between Kiev, Moscow and rebels controlling parts of eastern Ukraine to resume as soon as possible.The telephone conversation came after the White House confirmed that US...

    Germany’s Merkel calls Putin to discuss situation in Ukraine, amid ruble plunge
    Dec17

    Germany’s Merkel calls Putin to discuss situation in Ukraine, amid ruble plunge

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel has called Russian President Vladimir Putin to discuss possible steps to secure a comprehensive cease-fire in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: FOX...

    Russian ruble on the way down
    Dec17

    Russian ruble on the way down

    MOSCOW — Russia’s embattled currency, the ruble, is down 3.5 percent at the opening of trading in Moscow.The ruble lost over 15 percent of its value this week despite Tuesday’s massive interest rate hike by the Russian central bank.The ruble has fallen sharply in recent weeks and is down more than 50 percent since January, due to...

    Russian ruble on the way down
    Dec17

    Russian ruble on the way down

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russia’s embattled currency, the ruble, is down 3.5 percent at the opening of trading in Moscow. The ruble lost over 15 percent of its value this week despite Tuesday’s massive interest rate hike by the Russian central bank. The ruble has fallen sharply in recent weeks and is down more than 50 percent since January, due...

    Russian ruble on the way down
    Dec17

    Russian ruble on the way down

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russia’s embattled currency, the ruble, is down 3.5 percent at the opening of trading in Moscow. The ruble lost over 15 percent of its value this week despite Tuesday’s massive interest rate hike by the Russian central bank. The ruble has fallen sharply in recent weeks and is down more than 50 percent since January, due...