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    Russian Central Bank Sharply Raises Interest Rate
    Oct31

    Russian Central Bank Sharply Raises Interest Rate

    The Russian central bank has said it will raise interest rates from 8 percent to 9.5 percent as Western sanctions and falling oil prices have sent the Russian ruble plummeting. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia Will Ship Gas After Ukraine Remits First Debt Payment
    Oct31

    Russia Will Ship Gas After Ukraine Remits First Debt Payment

    MOSCOW—Russia will resume shipping natural gas to Ukraine after Kiev pays off its first debt installment for past supplies of gas next week, officials said Friday. Alexei Miller, chief of Russia’s state-controlled Gazprom natural gas giant, made the statement hours after Russia, Ukraine and the European Union thrashed out a $4.6 billion...

    Russia-backed rebels increase attacks in Ukraine
    Oct31

    Russia-backed rebels increase attacks in Ukraine

    JC FinleyKIEV, Ukraine, Oct. 31 (UPI) — Ukraine’s security council has observed an increase in Russian-backed separatist fighting in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: United Press...

    Russia: Natural Gas Will Flow After Ukraine Pays
    Oct31

    Russia: Natural Gas Will Flow After Ukraine Pays

    MOSCOW— Russia will resume shipping natural gas to Ukraine after Kiev pays off its first debt installment for past supplies of gas next week, officials said Friday. Alexei Miller, chief of Russia’s state-controlled Gazprom natural gas giant, made the statement hours after Russia, Ukraine and the European Union thrashed out a $4.6 billion...

    Ukraine Welcomes Soldiers Back From Front
    Oct31

    Ukraine Welcomes Soldiers Back From Front

    Soldiers of the 93rd mechanized brigade were welcomed in Dnipropetrovsk after serving six months at the front fighting Russian-backed separatists. The troops received a traditional greeting of bread, salt and flowers on October 30. Despite a cease-fire in place since September 5th, fighting continues in various parts of eastern Ukraine....

    What Are Traders Chatting About? The Japan-Induced ‘Scalded-Dog’ Formation…
    Oct31

    What Are Traders Chatting About? The Japan-Induced ‘Scalded-Dog’ Formation…

    JonesTrading’s Dave Lutz has a roundup of what traders are chatting about right now: Good Morning! US Futures are in the “Scalded Dog” formation, running well over 1%. The late afternoon rally on the GPIF news squeezed higher in the overnight, as a double-dose of good news shot Tokyo nearly 5% higher to 7Y peaks (and Nikkei futures are up...

    Ukraine, Russia Work Out Gas Deal
    Oct31

    Ukraine, Russia Work Out Gas Deal

    Russia say gas supplies to Ukraine could resume as early as next week after Ukraine pays the first installment on its debt. Alexei Miller, the chief of Russia’s state-controlled Gazprom said Friday a multi-billion-dollar deal worked out by Russia, Ukraine and the European Union will guarantee Russian gas supplies to Ukraine and other parts...

    10 Things You Need To Know Before The Opening Bell
    Oct31

    10 Things You Need To Know Before The Opening Bell

    Good morning! Here are the major stories making headlines and moving markets globally early Friday. Japan Shocked Markets With More QE. In the face of disappointing inflation, Bank of Japan governor Haruhiko Kuroda has hiked Japan’s bond purchases, and the Nikkei soared to a six year high. The Eurozone’s Inflation Ticked Up A Little....

    Russia: gas flow will resume after Ukraine pays
    Oct31

    Russia: gas flow will resume after Ukraine pays

    EU Commissioner for Energy Guenther Oettinger, center, Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak , left, and Ukrainian Energy Minister Yuriy Prodan sign an agreement that guarantees Russian gas … …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    Ukrainian Jews satisfied with far-right’s crash in elections   
    Oct31

    Ukrainian Jews satisfied with far-right’s crash in elections  

    (JTA) – Representatives of Ukraine’s Jewish communities said they were pleased with the stinging defeat of nationalist candidates in parliamentary elections. In Sunday’s parliamentary elections – the first since ouster of president Viktor Yanukovych in February in a revolution which triggered a territorial conflict with Russia – the...