Russian stocks, currency under pressure, no domestic market reasons given

29.11.2019

 The Russian rouble opened weaker on Thursday, hurt by the ongoing political stand-off between Washington and Beijing after China reacted angrily to U.S. President Donald Trump signing a law on Wednesday supporting protesters in Hong Kong.

At 0723 GMT, the rouble was 0.2% weaker against the dollar at 64.09 and had...