On August 08, 2014 14:31 (IST)
It came as fighting also resumed in Gaza between Palestinian militants and Israel and with NATO's calls for Russia to "step back from the brink" of war in Ukraine still ringing in ears of volatile markets.
On March 04, 2014 14:51 (IST)
Russia's military intervention in neighbouring Ukraine pressured global stocks on Monday, but markets rebounded on Tuesday after President Vladimir Putin ordered troops involved in a military exercise in western Russia back to base in an announcement that appeared intended to ease East-West tension over fears of war in Ukraine. In India, the Sensex...
On March 04, 2014 07:33 (IST)
News that Ukraine mobilized for war on Sunday and Washington threatened to isolate Russia economically overshadowed better-than-expected US data, including an index showing that factory activity rebounded from an eight-month low in February.
On March 03, 2014 21:31 (IST)
It hasn't taken long for Russian financial markets to react to developments at the weekend, when Putin won parliamentary approval for military action in Ukraine as Russian forces consolidated control over Crimea, raising the prospect of a real war with Ukraine and a new Cold War with the West.
On March 03, 2014 15:35 (IST)
The rising threat of war between Ukraine and Russia spooked markets and sent investors scurrying for relative safety on Monday, pushing stocks down sharply and lifting gold to a four-month high.
On March 03, 2014 12:53 (IST)
Stocks slid while oil prices shot up on Monday, after Russia bloodlessly seized a part of Ukraine, escalating tensions between Russia and the West to a level not seen since the end of the Cold War.
On March 03, 2014 14:26 (IST)
Gold prices rose more than 1 per cent, while Brent and US crude oil rallied to multi-month highs on Monday on escalating geopolitical tensions as Ukraine mobilised for war after Russia bloodlessly seized Crimea, an isolated Black Sea peninsula where Moscow has a naval base.
On March 03, 2014 09:12 (IST)
Russia is the world's biggest oil producer and Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk said Moscow's move to use military force was a "declaration of war".
On March 03, 2014 08:08 (IST)
Ukraine mobilised for war on Sunday and Washington threatened to isolate Russia economically, after President Vladimir Putin declared he had the right to invade his neighbour, in the biggest confrontation between Russia and the West since the Cold War.