(ANSA) – MILAN, FEBRUARY 14 – Asian stock exchanges closed sharply. The winds of war between Russia and Ukraine and the tensions with the United States weigh on the lists which recorded the worst decline in the last two weeks. With geopolitical frictions, attention is focused on the price of gas and oil. In the United States, the WTI touched 95 dollars a barrel, the highest since September 2014, while in London the Brent reached 95.66 dollars. It also looks at inflation and the next moves by central banks.
Tokyo fell sharply (-2.23%). On the foreign exchange market, the yen continues to appreciate against the dollar at 115.30, and at 130.90 against the euro. With negotiations still underway in the red Hong Kong (-1.47%), Shanghai (-1.27%), Shenzhen (-0.88%), Seoul (-1.57%) and Mumbai (-2%) . (HANDLE).