Roubles
Economy

Russian rouble falls on central bank rate cut, weak oil

The Russian rouble extended losses to reach a four-and-a-half-month low on Friday after the central bank cut its key interest rate by 50 basis points and oil prices fell.

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2022 OLYMPICS
Sports

No snow no problem as China lands 2022 Games

The snow will be fake, but the very real financial muscle China boasts proved decisive on Friday when Beijing won the right to host the 2022 Winter Olympics.

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