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    News24.com | Russia wanted ‘immediate’ Ukraine truce
    Feb13

    News24.com | Russia wanted ‘immediate’ Ukraine truce

    Russia wanted an immediate ceasefire in Ukraine and the deadline was agreed in talks in Minsk under pressure from rebel leaders, President Vladimir Putin’s spokesperson says. …read more Source:...

    HK shares follow global markets higher
    Feb13

    HK shares follow global markets higher

    Hong Kong shares on Friday took a cue from buoyant global markets in the wake of a ceasefire accord in Ukraine. ||| Hong Kong – Hong Kong shares rose on Friday, taking a cue from buoyant global markets in the wake of a ceasefire accord in Ukraine and Sweden’s surprise move to cut its main rate into negative territory. The rise came...

    News24.com | No pardon for those who shot down MH17
    Feb13

    News24.com | No pardon for those who shot down MH17

    An amnesty being offered to conflict parties in eastern Ukraine as part of a new truce deal will not extend to those who brought down Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko vows. …read more Source:...

    News24.com | ‘Glimmer of hope’ for Ukraine after new ceasefire deal
    Feb13

    News24.com | ‘Glimmer of hope’ for Ukraine after new ceasefire deal

    Germany, France, Russia and Ukraine have agreed to a deal offering a “glimmer of hope” for an end to conflict in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Asian shares jump on Ukraine news
    Feb13

    Asian shares jump on Ukraine news

    Asian shares gained on Friday after the news of a Ukraine pact and a rally in Europe. ||| Tokyo – Asian shares gained on Friday on news of a ceasefire accord in Ukraine, while Sweden’s surprise move to cut its main rate into negative territory and hopes of a resolution between debt-strapped Greece and its creditors burnished risk...

    Europe warns Russia over Ukraine deal
    Feb13

    Europe warns Russia over Ukraine deal

    European powers warned Russia it risked fresh sanctions if a ceasefire deal aimed at ending the 10-month war between Ukraine troops and pro-Moscow rebels was not implemented. …read more Source:...

    ‘More EU sanctions if Ukraine deal fails’
    Feb13

    ‘More EU sanctions if Ukraine deal fails’

    The EU may impose further sanctions if a ceasefire deal sealed in Minsk is not fully implemented, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said. ||| Brussels – The European Union may impose further sanctions if a ceasefire deal sealed in Minsk between Ukraine and Russian-backed rebels is not fully implemented, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said...

    Wall Street ends sharply higher
    Feb13

    Wall Street ends sharply higher

    A rally in technology stocks pushed the Nasdaq to a 15-year high. ||| New York – US stocks ended sharply higher on Thursday, with a rally in technology stocks leading the Nasdaq to a 15-year high, while a ceasefire agreement between Russia and Ukraine also eased tensions. The day’s gains were broad, with eight of the 10 primary...

    Emerging market currencies lose their shine with further weakness seen
    Feb13

    Emerging market currencies lose their shine with further weakness seen

    Traders are getting that sinking feeling again about developing-nation currencies. ||| Ye XieTRADERS are getting that sinking feeling again about developing-nation currencies. A basket of 20 of the currencies has tumbled 3.3 percent this year to the lowest since Bloomberg began tracking the data in 1999.The losses have left emerging-market...

    Metal is ‘in’ with central banks
    Feb13

    Metal is ‘in’ with central banks

    Central banks purchased enough gold in 2014 to buy 75 Boeing Dreamliners. ||| CENTRAL banks purchased enough gold in 2014 to buy 75 Boeing Dreamliners.Governments added 477.2 metric tons to their reserves, the second-biggest increase in 50 years and 17 percent more than a year earlier, the World Gold Council said in a report yesterday.Based on...

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