Military muscle flexing by Russia accentuated risk aversion in global markets on Thursday, with investors once again rushing for safe havens.
U.K. lender reports a worse-than-expected profit as the state-backed company detailed its restructuring plans -- including the divestment of assets.
U.K. retail sales slid more than expected in the month of January from December, but the year-on-year figure showed a steady rise for the second consecutive month.
Europe's recovery this year will not be straightforward, according to Axel Weber, the chairman of UBS, who warned against complacency in the euro zone.
The EU has called an extraordinary meeting of its foreign ministers on Thursday as the violence in Ukraine escalates.
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