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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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2017-05-24 China

China's credit rating cut over debt worries

China's credit rating has been downgraded by Moody's over fears of rising debt in the world's second-largest economy. We get the latest reaction from our correspondent in...

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2017-05-19 Greece

Greek government trades austerity for bailout, again

Despite public opposition, Greece's parliament has approved new austerity measures in an effort to convince its creditors to unlock 7.5 billion euros in bailout cash. Meanwhile,...

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2017-05-18 unemployment

French jobless rate falls to five-year low

The rate of unemployment in France has fallen to its lowest level since 2012. In mainland France, the rate dropped to 9.3%, or 9.6% including its overseas territories. Also...

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2017-05-17 Donald Trump

Markets fear effect of Trump controversy on reforms

The markets have taken a tumble over the latest controversy surrounding Donald Trump and former FBI director James Comey. Investors are concerned the scandal could derail planned...

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2017-05-16 Ford

Ford braced for job cuts

Ford is expected to announce massive job cuts this week, with the Wall Street Journal reporting it could involve as much as 10% of the carmaker's workforce. Also today, we're...

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