(MENAFN - AFP) Russia's central bank said Monday it had placed the troubled Trust Bank under supervision and would bail it out with 30 billion rubles (430 million euros, $525 million) to avoid bankruptcy.
It did not say if the problems of the lender, whose products are advertised by Hollywood actor Bruce Willis, were linked to the fall of the ruble, which has weakened Russia's ...
(MENAFN - AFP) The Russian government said it was bringing in customs barriers on Monday to limit the export of cereals in the hope of reducing domestic prices sent soaring by the collapse of the ruble.
Deputy Prime Minister Arkadi Dvokovitch said the measure is likely to be in place within 24 hours, according to Russian news agencies.
(MENAFN - AFP) It was a visit to Jerusalem that inspired Frenchman Alexandre Sartene to start the world's third kosher vineyard outside Israel which, despite a rocky start, now exports as far as Brazil.
"I find the idea of kosher wine divine," says a proud Sartene, with a touch of the same humour that has seen him nickname his domain in southern France, his "kibbutz".
(MENAFN - AFP) International Monetary Fund (IMF) policies left healthcare systems in the African countries worst affected by Ebola underfunded and lacking doctors, and hampered a coordinated response to the outbreak, researchers said Monday.
Links between the IMF and the rapid spread of the disease were examined by researchers from Cambridge University's sociology department, ...