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The Central Bank of Russia said inflation in the first quarter of 2009 hit 5.3 percent and predicted an annual drop to less than the 2008 rate of 13.3 percent. Bank Chairman Sergei Ignatyev said a weaker ruble had pushed inflation higher, but the ruble's fall ended in January, RIA Novosti reported Friday. Further, an absolute break in the ruble supply in the past few months and the consistently low level of global food, energy and commodity prices, would continue to slow inflation, he said....
The Russian ruble fell to a new low against the euro Friday with former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev warning Russia faces a dangerous time. The ruble slid fell to 40.81 against the euro and 29 against the dollar after the fourth currency devaluation by Moscow in a week, The Financial Times reported
U.S. retail sales fell a larger-than-expected 1.3 percent in February as auto sales plunged and consumers took a breather after spending big in January, a government report showed on Tuesday.