Keep up with the news by installing RT’s extension for . Never miss a story with this clean and simple app that delivers the latest headlines to you.

 

Interest Rates

​IMF throws Ukraine $1.4bn lifeline
The International Monetary Fund has given a green light for Ukraine to receive the second tranche of financial assistance totalling $1.39 billion, meaning more austerity measures for the already struggling economy.

30.08.2014 01:32

Russian economy grows 0.8%, avoids technical recession
Russia's gross domestic product (GDP) increased by 0.8 percent between April and June, compared to the same period last year, according to a preliminary estimate by Russian statistics bureau Rosstat.

11.08.2014 17:58

Lloyds in 'late stage' of Libor settlement talks, victims remain unaddressed
Lloyds Banking Group (LBG) is nearing a settlement with US and UK regulators for its alleged role in the manipulation of Libor rates – the major interest rate benchmark that determines the cost of up to $350 trillion worth of global financial products.

25.07.2014 16:04

1.1 million UK households could be in ‘debt peril’ by 2018
A modest increase in interest rates could render almost 25 percent of UK households in severe financial stress, according to a report published on Thursday. The Bank of England (BOE) has confirmed that such rate hikes are imminent.

24.07.2014 16:31

UK unemployment down, but wages fall behind inflation
A steady growth in the UK jobs market has not yet translated into a lower cost of living, while wages are failing to keep pace with prices, new figures indicate.

14.07.2014 10:42

ECB cuts deposit rate below zero in historic move
The European Central Bank lowered its deposit rate to -0.10% as the continent battles deflation after many failed monetary policy attempts. The bank said more extraordinary tools can can be used to prevent the derailment of economic recovery.

05.06.2014 12:02

US-based ex-Barclays staff charged by UK in Libor scandal
The UK filed its first criminal proceedings against scandal-struck US-based Libor traders on Monday over the alleged rigging of global benchmark interest rates. Three former Barclays traders are to be charged, according to the UK’s Serious Fraud Office.

28.04.2014 16:00

Russia unexpectedly raises interest rates
The Central Bank of Russia has unexpectedly raised its key interest rate to 7.5 percent, despite earlier saying it wouldn’t change until June. Aimed at trimming inflation, it means more expensive loans and slows an economy that’s already losing steam.

25.04.2014 10:10

Shocker: Average credit card interest climbs to 21%
As credit card companies try and spur consumer spending in the United States with introductory perks and cash rewards, they have raised interest rates on other customers to a remarkable 21 percent.

21.04.2014 17:12

​World’s Central Banks ‘are gambling immense amounts of money’
The banking system is completely dysfunctional, and it is going to lose legitimacy as we are nowhere near the solution of the too-big-to-fail problem, Robert Pringle, chairman and founder of the Central Banking Journal, told RT.

17.04.2014 11:50

Slashed: IMF cuts Russia growth forecast to 1.3 % over 'geopolitical risk'
​The International Monetary Fund has sharply downgraded the Russian growth forecast to 1.3 percent in 2014, as the crisis in Ukraine continues to rattle investors and send capital flowing out.

08.04.2014 14:18

Ukraine ‘spillover’ could wreck world economy - Lagarde
International Monetary Fund (IMF) managing director Christine Lagarde warns the Ukraine situation could have “broader spillover implications” if it is mismanaged.

03.04.2014 07:16

Follow us

Follow us