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Russia cuts rates as crisis eases

Russia’s central bank cut its key interest rate by one percentage point to 14%, as concerns over inflation recede.

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Patience with Greece running low after tough week

After another week of sniping and criticism, experts question whether relations between Greece, the euro zone and its creditors are salvageable.

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Why stagnant Italy’s reforms may not be enough

Italy is heading in the right direction, but structural reforms and stimulus need to go “deeper.”

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Russia slashes interest rates further

Russia’s central bank cut its main interest rate once again on Friday, in a further effort to stimulate the country’s sanctions-hit economy.

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The best $10K investment: Apple Watch or Rolex?

Why would you buy a $10,000 Apple Watch Edition over a Rolex? And has the Apple device now become an investable timepiece?

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VIDEO: China’s wealthiest – in 90 seconds

Who are the richest people in China and how did they become wealthy?

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Care workers not paid minimum wage

One of the largest care providers in the UK has not been paying its staff the minimum wage, says an internal company document.

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Why we’re at risk of a QE trap: Nomura economist

The problem with quantitative easing is that if businesses fail to borrow cash to stimulate growth, the policy’s impact dims, says a Nomura economist.

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Homegrown tea served in Scots hotel

Edinburgh’s five-star Balmoral Hotel is to serve Scotland’s first cup of homegrown tea – from a plantation in Perthshire.

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Deferred plans scuppers stadium bid

Plans for a new stadium in Cornwall are in jeopardy after councillors defer a decision on a supermarket which would have paid for it.