Chris Weafer

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Name: Chris Weafer
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

Russia might face SWIFT banking network ban

The UK government will push the European Union leaders to consider blocking Russia from using the Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication ( SWIFT ) transactions system, Bloomberg reports.Prime Minister David Cameron’s government plans ... [Published Paypers - 5 hours ago]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 2 reports

UK seeking to bar Russia from using SWIFT banking network – report

19:30Reuters / Olivia HarrisThe British government will press other European nations at a meeting in Brussels on Saturday to block Russia from using the SWIFT banking network, Bloomberg reported, in what could be a dramatic expansion of sanctions.The ... [Published Russia Today - Aug 29 2014]
Entities: Russia, Banking, Sanctions
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

Russian Aid Convoy Excalating Tension, Weafer Says

Aug. 25 (Bloomberg) -- Chris Weafer, a founder of Macro Advisory, discusses Russia's plans to send a second convoy loaded with humanitarian aid to eastern Ukraine. He speaks from Moscow with Anna Edwards on Bloomberg Television's "The Pulse." (Source: ... [Published BusinessWeek - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 23 2014 - 1 reports

Russia bans food from West in reaction to sanctions

By Larry DreilingRussia has banned most food imports from the West Aug. 7 in retaliation for sanctions over Ukraine, an unexpectedly sweeping move that will cost farmers in North America, Europe and Australia billions of dollars but will also likely lead ... [Published High Plains Journal - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

The inevitable evolution of Asia’s wealth hubs

As offshore banking becomes ever more challenging, Asia’s traditional bastions of the industry, Hong Kong and Singapore, find themselves in uncharted waters. On one hand, they stand to benefit as regulation dents Switzerland’s stature as the offshore ... [Published Euromoney Institutional Investors - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 17 2014 - Updated Aug 17 2014 - 2 reports

Jennifer Rankin: Analysis Russia starts to count the cost of sanctions

Six months after the confrontation over Ukraine first blew up, the damage is starting to be counted in dollars, euros and roubles. And as the Russian foreign minister, Sergei Lavrov , met his counterparts from Ukraine , Germany and France last night, ... [Published HispanicBusiness.com - Aug 17 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 16 2014 - 1 reports

Russia hits back on sanctions; bans food from West

By Vladimir IsachenkovMOSCOW (AP)—Russia banned most food imports from the West recently in retaliation for sanctions over Ukraine, an unexpectedly sweeping move that will cost farmers in North America, Europe and Australia billions of dollars but will ... [Published High Plains Journal - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 2 reports

Putin’s Aid Is a Peace Offering to Ukraine: Weafer

Aug. 13 (Bloomberg) -- Chris Weafer, senior partner at Macro Advisory, talks with Anna Edwards about Russian President Vladimir Putin’s intentions in sending aid to Ukraine. He speaks on "The Pulse." ... [Published BusinessWeek - Aug 13 2014]
First reported Aug 12 2014 - Updated Aug 12 2014 - 1 reports

Luxury yachts all the rage for rich Russians

The glitzy casinos of Monte Carlo and the posh Alpine ski resorts of Courchevel and St Moritz have become familiar with the Russian accent.Now, wealthy Russians are invading the open seas, swapping fancy cars for multi-million dollar yachts.Roman Abramovich, ... [Published Canberra Times - Aug 12 2014]
First reported Aug 11 2014 - Updated Aug 11 2014 - 1 reports

A Cornered Russia Bites Back

There is a joke in Russia that now there will suddenly be more fish produced by neighbouring Belarus and more products which were never produced by Belorussian companies.Moscow sources say that a lot of Russian companies will try to find a way to import ... [Published New Europe - Aug 11 2014]
First reported Aug 06 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 2 reports

Vladimir Putin Might Fall. We Should Consider What Happens Next.

I n July, the United States and the European Union finally bridged their differences and slammed Russia with severe sanctions in the wake of the shootdown of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17. The pincers and scalpels of the previous rounds were discarded; ... [Published The New Republic Online - Aug 07 2014]
First reported Aug 07 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 1 reports

Russia’s August curse

Still, with President Vladimir Putin brooding over how best to combat increased Western sanctions, and Russian troops reportedly amassing on the border with eastern Ukraine, you don't have to be superstitious to sense that the next three weeks will be ... [Published CNBC - Aug 07 2014]

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...result in equally tough retaliatory actions by Russia," said Chris Weafer, a senior partner at Moscow-based consulting firm Macro Advisory. "an exclusion from swift would not block major trade deals but would cause problems in cross-border banking and that would disrupt trade flows."
...5%. "With growth of 1% or less [in a developing economy] you might as well be in recession," says Weafer. "there is no question. russia is facing a difficult winter."

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As Ukraine is losing the war the West escalates... [Published Sott.net - 2 hours ago]
Russia might face SWIFT banking network ban [Published Paypers - 5 hours ago]
UK Plans to Cut off Russian Business from Rest ... [Published Techvoize - 19 hours ago]
Kick Russia Out Of SWIFT, UK Demands; But Bewar... [Published Zero Hedge - Aug 29 2014]
Kick Russia Out Of SWIFT, UK Demands; But Bewar... [Published Zero Hedge - Aug 29 2014]
UK seeking to bar Russia from using SWIFT banki... [Published Russia Today - Aug 29 2014]
U.K. Wants EU to Block Russia From SWIFT Bankin... [Published Bloomberg - Aug 29 2014]
Russian Aid Convoy Excalating Tension, Weafer Says [Published BusinessWeek - Aug 25 2014]
Russia bans food from West in reaction to sanct... [Published High Plains Journal - Aug 22 2014]
The inevitable evolution of Asia’s wealth hubs [Published Euromoney Institutional Investors - Aug 22 2014]
Jennifer Rankin: Analysis Russia starts to coun... [Published HispanicBusiness.com - Aug 17 2014]
Sanctions start to bite as Russia growth foreca... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Aug 17 2014]
Europe risks deeper economic crisis as Russia b... [Published Telegraph - Aug 15 2014]
Russia hits back on sanctions; bans food from West [Published High Plains Journal - Aug 15 2014]
Putin's Russia Will Always Stretch the WTO's Rules [Published Moscow Times - Aug 15 2014]
Putin’s Aid Is a Peace Offering to Ukraine: Weafer [Published BusinessWeek - Aug 13 2014]
Putin’s Aid Is a Peace Offering to Ukraine: Weafer [Published Bloomberg - Aug 13 2014]
Luxury yachts all the rage for rich Russians [Published Canberra Times - Aug 12 2014]
A Cornered Russia Bites Back [Published New Europe - Aug 11 2014]
Food ban may prove costly for Russian economy [Published Economic Times - Aug 08 2014]
Russia sanctions show Putin's 'short-sighted de... [Published CBC - Aug 07 2014]
Debating Russia: Impact of sanctions exchange o... [Published Voice of Russia - Aug 07 2014]
Vladimir Putin Might Fall. We Should Consider W... [Published The New Republic Online - Aug 07 2014]
Russia’s August curse [Published CNBC - Aug 07 2014]
Vladimir Putin's pointless conflict with Europe [Published Telegraph - Aug 06 2014]
Sour apples in Russia? Putin moves to ban food ... [Published Christian Science Monitor - Aug 06 2014]
Putin’s options range between invading Ukraine ... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Aug 06 2014]
Putin Sanctions Order Spurs Plunge in Russian ADRs [Published Bloomberg - Aug 05 2014]
Opening Bell: 08.04.14 [Published Dealbreaker - Aug 04 2014]
BofA’s Two-Hour Halt in Rosneft Trading Shows S... [Published Washington Post - Aug 04 2014]
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Kick Russia Out Of SWIFT, UK Demands; But Bewar... [Published Zero Hedge - Aug 29 2014]
UK Prime Minister David Cameron came out swinging this morning; not only at ISIS but in calling for European leaders to block Russia from the SWIFT banking transaction system . European leaders have already (via unnamed sources) denied any actual new ...
Putin’s options range between invading Ukraine ... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Aug 06 2014]
As the military endgame in Ukraine nears, President Vladimir Putin must decide just how far he’s prepared to go to defend the pro-Russian insurgency. His options range from an invasion under the guise of a peacekeeping mission to abandoning the rebels ...
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 ...
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