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Finance

Russia's anti-crisis plans: Where the billions will go
As Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev signed a one-year anti-crisis plan worth at least $35 billion, RT takes a look at the main steps Moscow will take to stabilize the slowing economy.

29.01.2015 08:36

‘Total rethink of countering terrorist financing needed in case of ISIS’
ISIS seems to know how counter-terrorism laws work as it uses a special regime of funding to avoid being reported, Christine Duhaime, a lawyer specializing in countering terrorism finance told RT.

29.01.2015 12:37

Bank of England chief 'delusional' to claim UK escaped debt trap - economist
Mark Carney’s claim that Britain has escaped a “debt trap” common to Eurozone states has been dismissed by UK economist Michael Burke as “delusional.” Burke says Britain's debt has merely been transferred from private firms to UK homeowners.

29.01.2015 12:48

‘SWIFT is archaic, doesn’t stand up to modern digital age’
In the short-term being removed from SWIFT would be a problem for Russia, but in the long-term it’s an archaic analogue system for payments which should be replaced by fully digital technology, Patrick Young, expert in global financial markets, told RT.

29.01.2015 10:59

US signs $2bn loan guarantee deal with Ukraine
The US has put a final signature the $2 billion loan guarantee deal for Ukraine, adding that it is prepared to step up sanctions against Russia if necessary.

28.01.2015 15:31

​‘Fundamentally corrupt’: UK banks slammed for selling pointless card insurance
Two million customers will be eligible for compensation from some of Britain’s biggest banks after being deliberately sold useless credit card insurance policies.

28.01.2015 12:17

Qatar wins £2.6bn bid to buy London’s Canary Wharf
Qatar reportedly won a bid to buy London's Canary Wharf for £2.6 billion ($4 billion) on Wednesday after its majority owner, Songbird Estates, recommended smaller shareholders accept the 350p per share offer.

28.01.2015 11:54

‘US seeks to swallow Ukraine to exploit resources, bring it into NATO’
The US, along with West-controlled financial institutions, plans to take Ukraine into its economic, financial and military orbit, Richard Becker from the Answer Coalition told RT.

28.01.2015 11:52

‘Greece-EU clash over anti-Russia statement: others may follow Athens’ suit’
Greece’s discontent with the EU over an anti-Russian statement may give new momentum to other European countries, and make it easier for them to have courage to say “no” to Brussels dictate, foreign affairs analyst Srdja Trifkovic told RT.

28.01.2015 09:53

Apple posts biggest quarterly earnings in corporate history
Apple’s quarterly record sales of the iPhone have smashed the highest Wall Street expectations, giving the company the largest profit in corporate history, $18 billion in the quarter to December last year.

28.01.2015 12:03

‘If SWIFT gets weaponized, an alternative system is absolutely realistic’
While the West may try to slap Russia with more sanctions, the SWIFT banking payment system will try to stay out of political crossfire, economist Max Fraad Wolff told RT, adding that if it eventually gets weaponized, an alternative will emerge.

28.01.2015 03:45

Russian PM vows ‘unrestricted’ response if banned from SWIFT payment system
Russia’s response to a possible cut-off from the SWIFT international banking payment system will be “unrestricted,” Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev vowed. The West is pushing for hitting Moscow with more sanctions as the Ukraine crisis deteriorates.

27.01.2015 19:22