Russia pushes up interest rates

Central bank warns of risks from geopolitical tensions

S&P 500 retreats from record high

Bourses mixed as Russian rate hike hits Moscow’s bonds

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

South Africa open to curbs on strike action

Deputy president proposes secret ballots

Obama lashes out at corporate ‘deserters’

Proposal to lift ownership threshold and backdate rule change