Russian rouble, stocks retreat as US monetary measure pushes greenback up


The Russian rouble and other emerging-market currencies slipped on Thursday after the U.S. Federal Reserve lowered interest rates but remained split on the need for further cuts.

At 0715 GMT, the rouble was 0.1% weaker against the dollar at 64.23 and had lost 0.2% to trade at 70.89 versus the euro.