Russian PM urges calm over rouble crisis – business live


All the latest financial and economic news, as the Russian crisis looms over the markets.Medvedev says Russia will bring order to the marketsVideo: Word on the streets of MoscowSummary: Rouble under pressure todayRussian finance ministry starts selling FX reservesAre capital controls next? Continue reading... Business | The Guardian Read more [...]

Rouble routed as Russian crisis escalates – business live


Rolling coverage as the Russian crisis deepens after last night’s shock interest rate hike fails to shore up the rouble. Latest: Central bank plans more measuresRouble bounces back!... after hitting 80/$ 1 and 100/€1Russian currency crisis worsensEarlier:BoE governor on oil, Russia, inflation Co-op fails bank stress tests; RBS and Lloyds scrape through Continue reading... Business | The Guardian Read more [...]

Oil tumbles as Opec leaves production levels unchanged – business live


Brent crude has tumbled over 5% to below $ 73 per barrel, the lowest level since August 2010, as oil cartel leaves output unchangedLatest: Opec meeting in Vienna is over, with no cut agreedLunchtime summary: oil slides as Opec talksGreek PM: Bailout exit could be delayedPhotos: Greek protests Continue reading... Business | The Guardian Read more [...]

The Family (Business) That Stays Together…


Heading into the Thanksgiving holiday, some of us will be taking a few days leave from our employers – while some will be sitting down with them over turkey and stuffing. For many parents working in family businesses, there is no holiday from each other, and experts say that long history […]
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Greek unemployment could cause ‘social crisis’ – business live


All the latest business and economics news, as the International Labour Organisation issues a new report on the Greek jobless crisis.Latest: ILO demands new strategy to fight Greek unemploymentEarlier: German business climate improvesGlobal business confidence hits five-year low since 2009Spanish 10-year yields hit record low below 2% Continue reading... Business | The Guardian Read more [...]

German business climate improves for first time since April — business live


All the latest business and economics news, as weak euro and lower oil prices boost German business sentiment. The global picture looks darker, though.Latest: German IFO beats expectationsEarlier: Global business confidence hits five-year low since 2009Firms fear worsening global outlook, rate rises, geopolitics....Spanish 10-year yields hit record low below 2% Continue reading... Business | The Guardian Read more [...]

Eurozone business growth hits 16-month low; UK suffers blow in bankers bonus fight – business live


All the latest business and economic news, as Eurozone growth falters and the ECJ’s main advisor rejects Britain’s pleas over bank bonus rulesECJ advisor recommends rejecting UK pleas over bonus capWhat the experts saySummary: Eurozone growth weakensChinese factory growth stalls Continue reading... Business | The Guardian Read more [...]