NEW YORK�U.S. stocks fell Monday as sluggish economic data from Asia and lingering concerns about the conflict in Ukraine put investors on the defensive.
LONDON (Reuters) - World stocks edged off a six-year peak and commodities from copper to crude oil tumbled on Monday as surprisingly weak Chinese trade data rattled investors already on edge over the crisis in Ukraine.
PARIS (Reuters) - The United States Federal Reserve needs to indicate that it will stick to the current plans for winding down its bond-buying programme, a top Fed official said on Monday in Paris.
Warsaw - Germany's reliance on Russian natural gas poses a threat to European sovereignty, Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk warned Monday amid rising East-West tensions over Ukraine.
(Reuters) - McDonald's Corp (MCD.N) on Monday reported a bigger-than-expected drop in comparable global sales for February, hurt again by slow business in the United States.