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    Ukraine crisis tests China’s global political ambition

    For the first three decades of economic reform and growth, China followed Deng Xiaoping’s advice to “hide brilliance,...

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    Ukraine crisis: US gets hot under the collar at cold war allusion

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    Oil trader Gunvor lifts earnings by a quarter amid expansion

    Gunvor, the Swiss-based oil trader drawn into the political confrontation over Ukraine, has announced a sharp rise in...

  4. 2 hours ago

    Pro-Russia forces intensify defiance in eastern Ukraine

    Pro-Russia forces on the move Pro-Russia forces in eastern Ukraine intensified their defiance against Kiev on Wednesday,...

  5. FT Alphaville

    5 hours ago

    Capital controls, Ukraine style

    From the National Bank of Ukraine: 15.04.2014 press release The National Bank has passed the decision to temporarily...

  6. 5 hours ago

    Bond market indicates deflationary fears

    US 10-year bond yields this week fell within a few basis points of five-month lows. The move has made some traders nervous,...

  7. FT Alphaville

    7 hours ago

    The (early) Lunch Wrap

    Good morning New York, FT ALPHAVILLE Dan has a look at credit issuance, which is healthy, wealthy, and happening in size....

  8. FT Alphaville

    11 hours ago

    The 6am London Cut

    Markets: Asia-Pacific bourses were on the rise, led by Japan, but Greater China equity markets pared gains after the world’s...

  9. 22 hours ago

    Ukrainian forces move to dislodge separatists in the east

    Ukrainian forces late on Tuesday launched special operations to dislodge pro-Russian forces from at least two cities in the...

  10. 22 hours ago

    William Hague warns against ‘creeping oligarchisation’ of Balkans

    William Hague warned on Tuesday of the “creeping oligarchisation” of the Balkans and parts of central and southeastern...

  11. 23 hours ago

    Both empires will lose from this treacherous tussle

    Western suspicions that Russia is following the “Crimea playbook” in eastern Ukraine are way off the mark. To begin with,...

  12. April 15, 2014

    Ukraine’s oligarchs accused of double dealing over separatism

    As pro-Russian separatists seized state buildings in eastern Ukraine this weekend, pro-European activists in Kiev sought out...

  13. April 15, 2014

    Gold miners suffer as bullion price dips

    Gold miners suffered declines as the price of the precious metal sank below its 200-day moving average and began Tuesday on...

  14. FT Alphaville

    April 15, 2014

    Putin's gold level: $1300/oz

    Not much market reaction yet to reports of an “anti-terrorist operation” in Ukraine apart from gold, which had broken...

  15. Money Supply

    April 15, 2014

    Ukraine's economic crisis in six charts

    By Roman Olearchyk and Lindsay Whipp Ukraine’s economy and Kiev’s financial position were deteriorating rapidly even before...

  16. beyondbrics

    April 15, 2014

    New York morning espresso

    ** FT News ** * Ukraine raises rates to defend economy | US President Barack Obama warns Vladimir Putin of his ‘grave...

  17. April 15, 2014

    Ukraine deploys troops near eastern cities to counter separatists

    Ukrainian troops were moving towards the towns of Slavyansk and Kramatorsk in the east of the country on Tuesday afternoon,...

  18. FT Alphaville

    April 15, 2014

    The (early) Lunch Wrap

    Good morning New York, FT ALPHAVILLE A brief history of M&A: Dan cites SocGen on the new wave of M&A driven by a need to cut...

  19. April 15, 2014

    Earnings help European stocks limit losses

    Well-received corporate news helped set the pace at the top of Europe’s main stock indices on Tuesday, which remained...

  20. FT Alphaville

    April 15, 2014

    Further reading

    Elsewhere on Tuesday, - The Mystery of the Dots, Part II. - Three expensive milliseconds. - Live a modern life while...

  21. FT Alphaville

    April 15, 2014

    The 6am London Cut

    Markets: Japanese stocks were on pace to end a seven-day slump after Wall Street stocks rebounded from a two-month low,...

  22. April 14, 2014

    Kiev’s troops invisible in east Ukraine

    A day after Ukraine’s acting president threatened to unleash the military to quell unrest in the country’s east, government...

  23. April 14, 2014

    Sanctions ‘grey zone’ leaves west in quandary

    Western leaders have been quick to express indignation at what they see as new Russian-inspired efforts to create...

  24. April 14, 2014

    Putin’s insidious tactics in Ukraine

    For the past three weeks Vladimir Putin has massed some 40,000 troops on his country’s border with Ukraine. Nato commanders...

  25. beyondbrics

    April 14, 2014

    Guest post: why is Akhmetov not combating separatism?

    By Taras Kuzio After the fall of president Viktor Yanukovich, the Euromaidan leadership turned to Ukraine’s eastern...

  26. beyondbrics

    April 14, 2014

    New York morning espresso

    ** FT News ** * Pro-Russia separatists defy Ukraine deadline | Pro-Russia separatists occupying government buildings in...

  27. FT Alphaville

    April 14, 2014

    The (early) Lunch Wrap

    Good morning New York, FT ALPHAVILLE David has a look at the prospects for Indian infrastructure to become unblocked...

  28. April 14, 2014

    Ukraine raises rates as west discusses more sanctions

    Ukraine’s central bank unexpectedly raised its benchmark interest rate for the first time in eight months in an attempt to...

  29. April 14, 2014

    London edges lower on Ukraine tensions

    Investors remained on edge amid deepening tensions in Ukraine and Friday’s declines on Wall Street, triggering broad opening...

  30. FT Alphaville

    April 14, 2014

    The 6am London Cut

    Markets: Asian markets were under pressure in the face of fresh tension in Ukraine and after the S&P 500 dropped to a...

  31. April 14, 2014

    Wall Street climbs off two-month lows

    Monday 21:00 BST. US stocks recouped some of their recent losses as forecast-beating results from Citigroup and a robust set...

  32. April 13, 2014

    LSO/Valery Gergiev, Barbican, London – review

    Russian music is much in the London Symphony Orchestra’s sights this month – as it has been since Valery Gergiev became...

  33. April 13, 2014

    Many Ukrainians ‘will reject an anti-Russian nation’

    Ukraine’s president vowed on Sunday to unleash a “large-scale antiterrorist operation’” to clear out armed pro-Russian...

  34. April 13, 2014

    Russia’s ambitions in eastern Ukraine remain unclear

    Weeks after Russia’s annexation of Crimea, the growing unrest in eastern Ukraine appears to be following an eerily similar...

  35. The World

    April 13, 2014

    Eastern Ukraine and western reaction

    As the situation in eastern Ukraine gets ever more volatile, the West is still trying to figure out what to do. On Monday...

  36. April 13, 2014

    Russia calls on UN as Ukraine sends troops to eastern cities

    An emergency session of the UN security council was due to meet last night after Russia denounced Kiev’s decision to crack...

  37. April 13, 2014

    Economic weakness will force Putin to seek detente

    The confrontation between Russia and the west over Ukraine imperils the Russian economy, but the problem runs both ways....

  38. April 13, 2014

    Ukrainian businesses hit hard by Russian moves

    Anatoliy Yurkevych had an unpleasant surprise last week when he learnt from a statement on the website of Russia’s federal...

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