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  • UK Prime Minister David Cameron has called for an immediate halt to Russian tanks crossing the Ukraine border and has warned of “further consequences” for Russian President Vladimir Putin – REUTERS
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Market index

World news about “Market index” published by euronews.

07/05 14:54 CET

Nikkei breaks 14,000 barrier for first time in 5 years

Nikkei breaks 14,000 barrier for first time in 5 years

The Nikkei stockmarket index in Japan has surged above 14,000 for the first time since 2008. It is in response to the central bank's agressive doubling of the money supply to spur growth and kill off years of economic stagnation. Markets were also reacting to a cut in European…

  • Asian stocks rally after ECB debt rescue plan
    07/09 07:54 CET

    Asian stocks rally after ECB debt rescue plan

    Asian shares look set for their biggest daily gain in nearly five weeks after a global rally in response to the European Central Bank’s new…

  • German investor optimism climbs
    13/03 13:50 CET

    German investor optimism climbs

    German investor confidence is at its highest level since the middle of 2010 according the latest monthly survey by the ZEW institute…