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Today: Tuesday's business news with Simon Jack.

December 16th, 2014

Episode 61 of 1273 episodes

Russia increases interest rates from 10.5% to 17% to try and arrest the slide of the rouble. The Bank of England will reveal which banks have passed its stress test to see how resilient they would be in a financial crisis. BT announces it's in exclusive talks with the UK's largest mobile phone operator EE over a deal that could be worth 12.5bn. Jeremy Stretch currency strategist, Mike Trippitt Banking analyst at Numis Securities, James Barford Head of Telecoms Research at Enders Analysis, Paul Kavanagh a Partner at Killik and Co.