Chris Weafer

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Name: Chris Weafer
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 2 reports

UPDATE: No love for Russia stocks as central bank hikes rates

But the move did little to stanch the market's losses. Russia's blue-chip MICEX index fell nearly 1.5% to 1,388 during Friday trade, after keeping a shaky hold on 1,400 for much of the week. The index fell below that big round number for the first ... [Published Morningstar.com - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

EU sanctions on Russian banks would hit economy, business

* EU sanctions expected in response to Ukraine crisis* Would force Russian banks to turn elsewhere* Nervous investors may shun RussiaMOSCOW, July 24 (Reuters) - Russia's state-controlled banks would have to turn to the state, domestic borrowers or new ... [Published CNBC - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

From bad to worse?

Russia's economy is flatlining. It grew just 1.3% last year, shrank 0.5% between January and March, and didn't grow at all between April and June.And that was before the threat of deeper sanctions following the loss of a Malaysian Airlines passenger jet, ... [Published BBC - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 19 2014 - 1 reports

The Most Dangerous End Game

Following the Malaysian Airlines tragedy on July 17, western political pressure could intensify and, with it, the risk of moving into Stage 3 sanctions against Russia, disrupting business interests instead of causing a mere inconvenience, economists ... [Published New Europe - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 19 2014 - 2 reports

IMF sees Ukraine's economy shrinking faster than feared

Friday, 18 July 2014 20:08Posted by Shoaib-ur-Rehman SiddiquiKIEV: The International Monetary Fund warned Friday that the pro-Russia uprising engulfing Ukraine's vital industrial east had dealt a "notable" blow that would shrink its economy faster than ... [Published Business Recorder - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 2 reports

Russian markets tumble on jet crash in Ukraine

Russian markets tumbled further Friday after the crash of a Malaysian airliner in strife-torn eastern Ukraine inflamed tensions between the Kremlin (Berlin: KMLK.BE - news ) and the West.The disaster that killed 298 people came after Washington and Brussels ... [Published Yahoo! UK and Ireland - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 2 reports

Moscow’s Been Careful With Their Language: Weafer

July 18 (Bloomberg) –- Macro Advisory Senior Partner Chris Weafer discusses the Malaysian Airline disaster in Ukraine and what the crash means for tensions between Russia and Ukraine with Manus Cranny on Bloomberg Television’s “Countdown.” (Source: B ... [Published Bloomberg - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 2 reports

Russian banks shrug off U.S. sanctions

Russian banks shrug off sanctionsThe U.S. Treasury announced on Wednesday night that it has taken steps to open Russia’s financial services and energy sectors to sanctions and limit the access of two key Russian banks and two key energy firms to U.S. ... [Published TeleTrader.com - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

Russian sanctions: Merkel is 'in the driving seat'

Christopher Granville, managing director at Trusted Sources, and Chris Weafer, senior partner at Macro-Advisory, agree that Angela Merkel's role in the negotiations with Russia will be "critical". ... [Published CNBC - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

Ukraine crisis, sanctions could cost Russia $100 billion

As Washington is urging Brussels to impose new sanctions against Russia, self-sanctions have been more damaging and these are expected to unwind only very slowly, economists say.“It is very likely that credit-risk managers in Western banks will be the ... [Published New Europe - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

Putin Plans 10-Million Barrel Daily Oil Dose

The period of strong growth in Russian oil production is over and the country is likely to try to sustain its current production levels of 10.5 million barrels per day for the years to come.Russia is pumping at near capacity with western Siberia still ... [Published ACQ Magazine - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

Italy to help Russia's South Stream overcome EU Commission hurdles

The Italian government, which holds the rotating EU Presidency, favours the Russian-backed South Stream gas pipeline and can help the project be implemented soon, a top expert has said.“The Italian government has got a long list of pressing issues and ... [Published New Europe - Jul 11 2014]

Quotes

...political news and especially to sanctions escalation risk," said Moscow-based Chris Weafer, senior partner at Macro-Advisory, in a note on Friday. "that will ensure continued volatility in both asset classes throughout the summer and into the autumn at least."
...they will have to look domestically for money from the state," said Chris Weafer, senior partner with the Macro-Advisory consultancy in Moscow. "that ... will reduce the money available for lending to the broader economy as state resources are not limitless."
"this is a country with 144 million people. it is already the world's fifth biggest consumer and the middle class is growing. nothing can happen which is serious enough to dislodge firms making money there in the long term" says Mr Weafer

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UPDATE: No love for Russia stocks as central ba... [Published Morningstar.com - Jul 25 2014]
No love for Russia stocks as central bank hikes... [Published Morningstar.com - Jul 25 2014]
EU sanctions on Russian banks would hit economy... [Published CNBC - Jul 24 2014]
From bad to worse? [Published BBC - Jul 21 2014]
Putin’s Defiance After Malaysian Airlines Crash... [Published Time - Jul 19 2014]
Putin’s Defiance After Malaysian Airlines Crash... [Published TIME.com - Jul 19 2014]
Putin’s Defiance After Malaysian Airlines Crash... [Published The Middle East Blog - TIME.com - Jul 19 2014]
Putin’s Defiance After Malaysian Airlines Crash... [Published The China Blog - Jul 19 2014]
Plane crash could be Ukraine game changer [Published Malaysia MSN - Jul 18 2014]
Russian markets tumble on jet crash in Ukraine [Published Yahoo! UK and Ireland - Jul 18 2014]
IMF sees Ukraine's economy shrinking faster tha... [Published Business Recorder - Jul 18 2014]
The Most Dangerous End Game [Published New Europe - Jul 18 2014]
Russian stocks slide for fifth day after MH17 c... [Published Morningstar.com - Jul 18 2014]
UPDATE 3-Merkel challenges Putin after Ukraine ... [Published CNBC - Jul 18 2014]
IMF sees Ukraine's economy shrinking faster tha... [Published XinMsn - Jul 18 2014]
Russian shares tumble after Ukraine jet crash [Published The Guardian Nigeria - Jul 18 2014]
Explainer: How Much Of An Escalation Is Latest ... [Published Radio Free Europe - Jul 18 2014]
Moscow’s Been Careful With Their Language: Weafer [Published Bloomberg - Jul 18 2014]
Moscow’s Been Careful With Their Language: Weafer [Published BusinessWeek - Jul 18 2014]
Russian banks shrug off U.S. sanctions [Published TeleTrader.com - Jul 18 2014]
Russian Banks Shrug Off U.S. Sanctions, For Now [Published Moscow Times - Jul 18 2014]
Russian sanctions: Merkel is 'in the driving seat' [Published CNBC - Jul 17 2014]
Ukraine crisis, sanctions could cost Russia $10... [Published New Europe - Jul 16 2014]
Putin Plans 10-Million Barrel Daily Oil Dose [Published ACQ Magazine - Jul 16 2014]
Russia Has Earned Its Place in the BRICS Bank [Published Moscow Times - Jul 14 2014]
Italy to help Russia's South Stream overcome EU... [Published New Europe - Jul 11 2014]
New Russian gas pipeline drives wedge through E... [Published Christian Science Monitor - Jul 10 2014]
Russia Stalls [Published Econbrowser - Jul 10 2014]
UPDATE 2-Russian economy stagnates as capital f... [Published CNBC - Jul 09 2014]
Putin should avoid more economy disrupting sanc... [Published New Europe - Jun 29 2014]
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Putin’s Defiance After Malaysian Airlines Crash... [Published TIME.com - Jul 19 2014]
At some point on Thursday evening, just after Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 blew apart over some wheat field in eastern Ukraine, Vladimir Putin had a chance to take stock of his options. There were essentially two. The Russian President could stand behind ...
Putin’s Defiance After Malaysian Airlines Crash... [Published The Middle East Blog - TIME.com - Jul 19 2014]
At some point on Thursday evening, just after Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 blew apart over some wheat field in eastern Ukraine, Vladimir Putin had a chance to take stock of his options. There were essentially two. The Russian President could stand behind ...
Putin’s Defiance After Malaysian Airlines Crash... [Published The China Blog - Jul 19 2014]
At some point on Thursday evening, just after Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 blew apart over some wheat field in eastern Ukraine, Vladimir Putin had a chance to take stock of his options. There were essentially two. The Russian President could stand behind ...
Russia Stalls [Published Econbrowser - Jul 10 2014]
From Reuters today: Russia’s economy is stagnating as data showed on Wednesday that capital worth $75 billion has left the country so far this year following sanctions on Moscow over its involvement in Ukraine. “We have for now a period of stagnation, ...
Over Easy: News from Outside the Usual [Published Firedoglake - May 23 2014]
The community that began with Southern Dragon’s Lakeside Diner continues. Today we collect news from outside the usual, and renew the discussion. Fold in Monterey Formation The U.S. dollar was out on the streets in a deal entered into by Russia and ...
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