Share report: Stocks drop as Ukraine-Russia crisis deepens

Most European stocks fell today amid growing concerns that the conflict between Ukraine and Russia will escalate further following yesterday’s airliner tragedy near the border between the two countries.

18th July, 2014
Russian President Vladimir Putin has accused Ukrainian authorities of causing the shooting down of Flight MH17 in the conflict zone yesterday

Most European stocks fell today amid growing concerns that the conflict between Ukraine and Russia will escalate further following yesterday’s airliner tragedy near the border between the two countries.

Investors are wary that the incident could exacerbate the geopolitical crisis and wreak havoc in the financial markets as both sides attempt to place blame on the other.

The US and European Union this week imposed another round of aggressive sanctions on Russian business...

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