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    ‘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...

    Ukrainians dodge the draft
    Feb13

    Ukrainians dodge the draft

    Many Ukrainian men are lying low to avoid being drafted to fight pro-Russia ‘terrorists’ in the east of the country. …read more Source: Mail &...

    Putin Announces Ceasefire Deal With Ukraine
    Feb12

    Putin Announces Ceasefire Deal With Ukraine

    Ukraine President, Vladimir Putin, has announced ceasefire after meeting all night in Belarus with leaders of Russia, France and Germany, to secure a peace deal. The leaders of Russia and Ukraine have announced that ceasefire will begin in Eastern Ukraine on 15 February. After marathon talks with leaders of Ukraine, France and Germany, Russia...

    News24.com | Marathon talks produce Ukraine peace deal
    Feb12

    News24.com | Marathon talks produce Ukraine peace deal

    Guns would fall silent, heavy weapons would pull back and Ukraine would trade a broad autonomy for the east to get back control of its Russian border, under a new peace deal hammered out between Russia and Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine deal: West cautious, rebels victorious, civilians sceptical
    Feb12

    Ukraine deal: West cautious, rebels victorious, civilians sceptical

    Western European leaders cautiously optimistic after hammering out Ukraine peace plan, hailed as great victory by pro-Russian rebels but met with scepticism by war-weary civilians …read more Source: Business...

    Europe shares lifted by Ukraine peace deal
    Feb12

    Europe shares lifted by Ukraine peace deal

    European stocks hit multi-year highs, boosted by a Ukraine peace agreement and Swedish economic stimulus measures. ||| London/Paris – European stocks hit multi-year highs on Thursday, boosted by a Ukraine peace agreement, Swedish economic stimulus measures and hopes for a Greek debt deal. The leaders of Germany, France, Russia and Ukraine...

    Civilians sceptical on Ukraine deal
    Feb12

    Civilians sceptical on Ukraine deal

    There was cautious optimism after a Ukraine peace deal was hammered out, but war-weary civilians were sceptical. …read more Source:...

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