Russia pushes up interest rates

Central bank warns of risks from geopolitical tensions

Japan’s inflation slows for second month

Annual core CPI at 1.3% in June, excluding impact of VAT increase

IMF slices global growth forecasts

Weak US and emerging market data spur downgrade

Obama lashes out at corporate ‘deserters’

Proposal to lift ownership threshold and backdate rule change

S&P 500 slips from record high

Bourses mixed as Russian rate hike hits Moscow’s bonds

South Africa open to curbs on strike action

Deputy president proposes secret ballots

Service industry gives eurozone a boost

Periphery PMI grows at fastest pace for seven years

Fears grow over decline in bond liquidity

Corporate debt market could be at risk of sharp sell-off