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Royal Bank of Scotland sets aside £400m to cover potential costs from an investigation into possible manipulation of the foreign exchange market.


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Russia's central bank raises interest rates to 9.5% from 8%, a much bigger rise than expected, as it seeks to combat inflation.

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Japan's central bank, the Bank of Japan, surprises markets by announcing an expansion of its monetary stimulus policy.

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