The chief executive of Shell oil company has admitted that he would rather Scotland not gain independence from the United Kingdom because of the risk and uncertainty it would present to the energy industry.
The Swiss financial regulator FINMA says the assets of Ukraine’s ousted President Viktor Yanukovich, his son Oleksander, and 18 other Ukrainians have been frozen. The assets, which Yanukovich denies having, were blocked as of 12:00 CET on Friday.
Mt Gox, once the world's largest bitcoin exchange, filed for bankruptcy in a Tokyo district court on Friday, the company's lawyer citing 'outstanding debts of $63.2 million, after mysteriously going offline on Monday.
Ukraine’s new Prime Minister, opposition leader Arseny Yatsenyuk, has promised the government would do its best to avoid a default, a difficult task as the country’s treasury is empty and the economy is in disarray.
European lawmakers are calling into question the ability of the Troika to effectively deal with the crisis, and many are attacking its methods. An investigation report due in April will look at the handling of the Greek sovereign debt debacle.