Russian stock indexes rose at the opening after falling steeply the previous day over fears about the widening international crisis surrounding Ukraine.
Analyst Mark Bradford said a cautious rebound was possible on Tuesday following panic selling on Monday, as there had not been a further significant deterioration in the situation in Ukraine.
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Atlantic frontal systems will spread rain across the UK overnight, turning to showers as the night goes on.
And we’re off! All aboard the big-blue-battle-bus, union flag fluttering and a typically dry election slogan stretching across the side.