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Latest update : 2014-03-21

Russian stocks tumble as West imposes sanctions

Moscow’s Micex index plummets over 3% as the US and EU slap sanctions on some of Vladimir Putin’s inner circle. Meanwhile, Visa and Mastercard cut off services to clients of Rossiya Bank, also targeted by sanctions.

Also, money slips through the cracks as Mt. Gox finds nearly a quarter of its missing bitcoins in a "forgotten digital wallet". Plus, what price would you pay for privacy? Growing demand for a $3,500 cryptophone leaves the US firm behind the smartphone struggling to fill orders.

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2014-11-26 OPEC

No deal to cut oil output ahead of OPEC summit

A meeting between the top oil producer of the OPEC group, Saudi Arabia, and non-members Russia and Mexico failed to reach a deal to cut output. The summit took place in advance...

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2014-11-25 Christmas

Who makes money from France's Christmas markets?

The tradition of Christmas markets in France dates back to 1570 in the eastern city of Strasbourg. They're big moneyspinners now, with 15 million visitors expected at the market...

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2014-11-25 European Commission

Juncker’s EU growth plan faces challenges

The European Commission will this Tuesday agree on the details of the €300 billion plan designed to boost growth in the EU. Critics say the seed funding of around €30 billion...

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2014-11-24 François Hollande

Hollande's industrial policy under scrutiny during Florange visit

French President François Hollande is facing scrutiny of his industrial policy during his annual visit to the eastern town of Florange. Unions say the president betrayed a...

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2014-11-21 banking

UK dealt a blow in fight over banker bonus caps

We find out why the UK has given up on its fight with the EU over caps to banker bonuses. Plus, France’s Economy Minister signals the French 35-hour working week needs more...

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