Flight to safety as Blinken and Russian foreign minister agree to meet over Ukraine 

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Flight to safety as Blinken and Russian foreign minister agree to meet over Ukraine 

US and European stock futures recovered a little on 18 February after the US Secretary of State agreed to a meeting with Russia's foreign minister, giving hope that a military attack on Ukraine may be averted. S&P 500 futures jumped 0.7% and Nasdaq futures gained 0.8% following the news, while, in early trading, pan-region Euro Stoxx 50 futures were up 0.45%, and FTSE futures were 0.4% higher. The meeting between US secretary of state Antony Blinken and the Russian foreign minister, Ser...

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