Swiss franc cools after SNB action

’Modest’ reaction after introduction of negative deposit rates

Rouble crisis hits former Soviet states

Belarus imposes 30% levy and also doubles interest rates to 50%

US funds to stand by Russia despite losses

Lazard, GMO and Oppenheimer are among those most exposed

Hong Kong clears banks in forex probe

No evidence of collusion found among 10 lenders

Markets will win game of chicken with Fed

Fed forbearance and patience will continue to soothe the markets, writes Henny Sender

Global stocks bolstered by Fed ‘patience’

S&P 500 has best day since January 2013

Putin blames west for Russia’s woes

President predicts rebound to take two years

Russia sounds a warning on global debt

Should the dollar continue to rise, currency and funding mismatches could be exposed

Retail investors snub ‘Abenomics’ savings

Take-up of ‘Nisas’ slow but further incentives planned

Swiss central bank uses negative rates

Action comes after upward pressure on franc

New Year optimism hinges on the Fed

Markets prepare for the first rise in US rates in eight years

Stocks and dollar jump after Fed decision

Oil higher while rouble recovers after rout

Dollar strength set to resume in 2015

Countries with large foreign debts likely to be exposed

Rosneft and BP: trading problems

Russian group may struggle to pay dividend to its UK partner

Russia acts to halt rouble’s rout

Analysts warn Moscow many need to take further steps — here we assess the possible armoury

UBS chooses Staley for board role

Swiss bank’s nomination will be voted on at next year’s AGM

Rouble rises on government intervention

Capital controls ruled out as finance ministry vows to sell forex

Bets against long duration bonds can hurt

Wellcome Trust rides high on three big trends of the year

Fed must not bounce from crisis to bubble

Lessons from mistakes that led to the 1999 rally

Geely falls 19% after profit warning

Chinese carmaker blames weak sales and rouble depreciation

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