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  • MOSCOW, April 28- Shares in Russian oil company Rosneft and its major shareholder British BP fell on Monday after the United States announced sanctions against Rosneft's Chief Executive Igor Sechin over the Ukraine crisis.

  • LONDON, April 28- Anglo-Dutch oil major Shell said it will comply with all international sanctions, following a United States government decision to impose sanctions against the head of Russian oil producer Rosneft.

  • *Russia- Ukraine tensions cap bond yields. Losses, however, remained limited by the ongoing political tension between Russia and Ukraine. On Friday, long bond yields fell to their lowest in more than nine months after Russia unexpectedly raised interest rates just hours after the S&P downgraded the country's credit rating.

  • LONDON, April 28- British oil major BP said it intends to remain a long-term investor in Russia's Rosneft following a decision by the United States government to impose sanctions against the head of the Russian energy company. "We are committed to our investment in Rosneft, and we intend to remain a successful, long-term investor in Russia," a BP spokesman said.

  • Why Ukraine crisis may boost Europe's coal miners Monday, 28 Apr 2014 | 10:28 AM ET
    Steam bucket-wheel excavator extracts coal from the brown coal open cast mine Garzweiler in Immerath, western Germany.

    Europe’s dependence on Russian gas has declined for years, but the standoff in Ukraine has Europe seeking alternatives.

  • BUCHAREST, April 28- The rewards are currently higher than the risks for equity investments in Russia and Ukraine, the chairman of Templeton Emerging Markets Group said on Monday.

  • *U.S. announces new sanctions against Russia over Ukraine. LONDON, April 28- Brent crude oil slipped below $110 a barrel on Monday, consolidating near seven-week highs as the United States imposed more sanctions on Russia over the Ukraine crisis.

  • New sanctions hit Russia     Monday, 28 Apr 2014 | 10:11 AM ET

    New sanctions have been levied against Russian officials and business executives close to Vladimir Putin, reports CNBC's John Harwood.

  • MOSCOW, April 28- Shares in Russian oil company Rosneft fell on Monday after the United States announced sanctions against its chief executive, Igor Sechin, over the Ukraine crisis.

  • WASHINGTON, April 28- The United States on Monday imposed sanctions against seven Russian government officials and 17 companies linked to Russian President Vladimir Putin in its latest action to punish Moscow for its intervention in Ukraine. For the U.S. Treasury Department's statement detailing the individuals and companies targeted, click here:.

  • William Browder, Hermitage Capital Management, shares his thoughts on how to reign in Putin's political agenda, as the U.S. seeks sanctions against Russia.

  • We are in a stock picker's market: Pro     Monday, 28 Apr 2014 | 8:10 AM ET

    Alison Deans, Varick Asset Management, and Craig Hodges, Hodges Fund co-portfolio manager, share their investment plays as unrest continues in Ukraine and M&A activity increases.

  • European stocks rise on M&A, Bayer's earnings Monday, 28 Apr 2014 | 6:47 AM ET

    *AstraZeneca rallies 15 pct as Pfizer says to buy firm. PARIS, April 28- European stocks rose on Monday as merger and acquisition moves in the pharmaceuticals sector and forecast-beating results from Germany's Bayer outweighed the impact of tensions in Ukraine.

  • *Gold steady as Ukraine woes lift prices from 2-1/ 2 mth low. LONDON, April 28- Gold prices steadied above $1,300 an ounce on Monday, underpinned by concerns that tensions in Ukraine could escalate, while platinum outperformed as a strike across the South African platinum belt entered a third month.

  • *U.S. to expand sanctions on Russia over Ukraine. LONDON, April 28- Brent crude oil rose above $110 a barrel on Monday, close to a seven-week high, as tensions mounted in eastern Ukraine and Libya delayed the reopening of a damaged eastern port. The United States and Europe are preparing new sanctions against Russia over its actions in Ukraine.

  • AstraZeneca jumps, helping Europe stocks bounce back Monday, 28 Apr 2014 | 4:34 AM ET

    PARIS, April 28- European stocks rose on Monday, as gains in the pharma sector driven by merger moves and forecast-beating results from Germany's Bayer outweighed the impact of tensions in Ukraine. Shares in AstraZeneca surged 15 percent after U.S. rival Pfizer said it wanted to buy the British drugmaker in a deal potentially worth more than $100 billion.

  • LONDON, date- World stocks held just off 10- day lows on Monday, pressured by tensions between Russia and the West over Ukraine, although European markets were buoyed by a 15 percent jump in takeover target AstraZeneca.

  • LONDON, April 28- The euro rose to a two-week high against the dollar on Monday, supported by expectations inflation in the euro zone will tick up and ease pressure on the European Central Bank to loosen monetary policy.

  • LONDON, April 28- The euro rose to a two-week high against the dollar on Monday, supported by expectations inflation in the euro zone will tick up and ease pressure on the European Central Bank to loosen monetary policy.

  • Alexey Kornya, CFO of MTS, says the company has not seen any "detrimental" impact from the Ukraine crisis, but the hryvnia devaluation is likely to cause headwinds.