Putin's former finance minister says the Russian government is running out of ...
Alexei Kudrin, who was Russia's finance minister from 2000 to 2011, said, that within the next few years, Russia's "reserve funds will be exhausted and they will have to raise taxes." Kudrin was speaking in London on Tuesday at a Moscow Exchange ...
UK economic growth slows to 0.5% - as it happened
In the UK, commodity companies, weakened by Chinese worries, put pressure on the market while the latest GDP figures missed economists' forecasts. There was also disappointing data from the US, including consumer confidence. The final scores showed:.