Precious metals are in demand as Russia keeps everyone guessing over its intention in the Ukraine, plus the week’s biggest risers and fallers across key indices
Fears of a Russian invasion of Ukraine meant a choppy week for the UK market, as Putin played Will He? Won’t He? with his NATO counterparts. Russia has said it has no plans to invade; the US says he does, imminently, and a series of explosions in separatist held cities have prompted talk of false flag operations and done little to soothe the mood. Hopefully, diplomacy will prevail.