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Firms scramble to ease rouble pain

Dec 18 2014 16:19

Russian firms are scrambling to restructure the terms of foreign currency loans as the rouble's decline pushes up the cost of debt servicing.

News

As Russia goes down a sinkhole, what’s next?

Dec 18 2014 15:31

Russian banks and corporates will not be able to refinance their $600bn outstanding foreign currency debts anytime soon, says Cees Bruggemans.

South Africa

November PPI remains unchanged

Dec 18 2014 15:26

The producer price index for final manufactured goods from October to November 2014 has remained unchanged, says Statistics SA.

Commodities

Gold rises 2% as Fed takes patient stance

Dec 18 2014 13:55

Gold has climbed more than 2% after the Federal Reserve announced it would take a patient approach towards raising interest rates.

News

Neasa - Court sets aside wage deal

Dec 18 2014 13:29

The Labour Court in Johannesburg has set aside the 2011-2014 metal sector wage agreement, says Neasa.

Equities

JSE rallies strongly on Fed news

Dec 18 2014 12:59

Share prices on the JSE have recovered sharply on news that the US Federal Reserve will keep American interest rates near zero percent.

Tech

India launches its biggest ever rocket into space

Dec 18 2014 14:24

India successfully launched its biggest ever rocket carrying an unmanned capsule which could one day send astronauts into space.

Currencies

Rand affected by rouble - economist

Dec 18 2014 11:58

The rand is being affected by the rouble's depreciation because they export similar commodities, an economist says.

 

In other news

US stocks surge on oil rally

12 minutes ago

US stocks have powered higher in opening trade, joining a surge in European markets amid rising oil prices.

Airbus reshuffle paves way for jet output

21 minutes ago

A management reshuffle at Airbus marks a step towards focusing the company on industrial performance rather than the political interests of key shareholders.

EU bans investment in Crimea

51 minutes ago

The European Union has banned investment in Crimea, halting European help for Russian Black Sea oil and gas exploration.

Premium passenger numbers up at slower rate

52 minutes ago

There has been no further increase in premium's share of total traffic, which could suppress growth in premium yields and revenues.

Cruise lines to benefit from end of embargo

Dec 18 2014 16:04

An end to the five-decade US trade embargo against Cuba will provide a major boost to American cruise lines, as well as the island's economy.

UK sold Royal Mail too cheaply - report

Dec 18 2014 16:00

Shares in Britain's Royal Mail postal service may have been sold at a higher price when the firm became private, a report suggests.

Nigerian central bank restricts dollar holdings

Dec 18 2014 15:43

Nigeria's central bank has barred banks from holding their own funds in dollars in order to end speculative pressure on the ailing naira currency.

A look at North Korea's cyber war capabilities

Dec 18 2014 15:11

The secretive country has been linked to the controversial Sony hack, but what capabilities does North Korea have when it comes to inflicting cyber attacks?

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