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'Rock star' economy in numbers

How the figures change next year will determine whether the cracks spread or are only just superficial. Photo / Supplied

This was meant to be the year of the "rock star" economy. Finance Minister Bill English now describes it as the "rock solid"…

Signs advertise currencies next to the exchange office in Moscow. Photo / AP

Russian crisis: Why it matters

Russia's ruble was tanking on Tuesday faster than journalists could type, hitting levels against the dollar that were unimaginable…