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European Stocks Flat After Italian Debt Sale

European stocks were little changed after Italy missed its fundraising target at a bond sale, while its borrowing costs eased. U.S. index futures rose, while Asian shares fell.

(BLOOMBERG) Milan - European (SXXP) stocks were little changed after Italy missed its fundraising target at a bond sale, while its borrowing costs eased. U.S. index futures rose, while Asian shares fell.

The Stoxx Europe 600 Index (SXXP) gained less than 0.1 percent to 240.33 at 11:56 a.m. in London. The gauge has rallied 12 percent (SXXP) from this year's low on Sept. 22 amid better-than-estimated U.S. economic data and optimism that policy makers are moving to stem the debt crisis.

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Modi Is Wrong: Russia's War Also Creates Real Risks For India

By shrugging aside Russia’s aggression, India has shown indifference to fears that China could follow Russia’s example.

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India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi Visits Russia

Anita Inder Singh*

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NEW DELHI — India is wrong to dismiss Russia’s war in Ukraine as Europe’s problem. The illegality and destructiveness of the invasion, and consequential food and energy crises, have global ramifications.

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This explains why 143 out of the 193 member-states of the UN General Assembly voted against recognizing Russia’s illegal annexation of four Ukrainian regions after holding sham referenda there. Ninety-three voted in favor of expelling Russia from the UN Human Rights Council.

India has abstained from every vote in the UN condemning Russia’s aggression in Ukraine. The reason? Moscow is India’s top arms supplier and some 70% of India’s military platforms are of Russian origin.

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