The negative effect of sanctions imposed on Russia over the conflict in Ukraine has spread beyond the companies targeted, said the head of Barclays' Russian business.
Britain's strengthening economy and reports of a truce in Ukraine helped London's stock market jump to a 14-year high and put it within striking distance of an all-time record peak.
David Cameron has told European leaders that the west risks making similar mistakes in appeasing Vladimir Putin over Ukraine as Britain and France did with Adolf Hitler in the run-up to the second world war.
'Markets may treat this as a Lehman-style shock'.
The conflict in Ukraine and its potential impact on the world economy has led Rabobank, the largest Dutch mortgage lender, to warn of possible knock-on effects to its business.
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'I imagined myself with a gun, marching'.
David Cameron does not currently believe Russia should be stripped of hosting the 2018 World Cup but is not surprised the issue is being raised, Downing Street says.
The announcement of an inquiry into the death of Alexander Litvinenko suggests the recent tragedy has altered the government's attitude towards Russia.
There may be loads of worthy developments contained in the second-quarter results statements of BP and Shell this week, but there's a chance nobody will be listening.