Russia Finance Ministry says rouble instability is over

An employee of a local company, producing equipment for electrical meters, counts Russian rouble banknotes in Stavropol, southern Russia, on Dec 17, 2014. Russia's Finance Minister Anton Siluanov said on Thursday he believed a period of instabil
An employee of a local company, producing equipment for electrical meters, counts Russian rouble banknotes in Stavropol, southern Russia, on Dec 17, 2014. Russia's Finance Minister Anton Siluanov said on Thursday he believed a period of instability on the domestic currency market was over and added that the central bank could lower its key interest rate if the stability persisted. -- PHOTO: REUTERS

MOSCOW (REUTERS) - Russia's Finance Minister Anton Siluanov said on Thursday he believed a period of instability on the domestic currency market was over and added that the central bank could lower its key interest rate if the stability persisted.