Russia's currency hits two-week high as government pressures state-owned exporters to sell dollars
Wed, Dec 24, 2014 - 5:50 AM
Forex prices outside a Moscow currency exchange bureau on Dec 16. The rouble dived to an all-time low in mid-December.
THE Russian rouble hit its highest levels in two weeks on Tuesday, shored up by informal capital control measures designed to head off a repeat of the galloping inflation and mass protests that marked Russia's 1998 financial crisis.