Chris Weafer

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Name: Chris Weafer
First reported Sep 05 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 1 reports

How the Ukraine Crisis Is Affecting the Global Banking Industry

The conflict in Crimea has far-reaching effects on the banking industry.1 of 3As the conflict between Russia and Ukraine continues to simmer without a resolution in sight, much of the rest of the world stands on edge. While the immediate threat of large-scale ... [Published Bank Systems & Technology - Sep 05 2014]
First reported Sep 04 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 1 reports

Putin plays a surprise card

Russian stocks and the rouble bounced this week as Russia’s president Vladimir Putin appeared willing to help broker peace in eastern Ukraine. He laid out a seven-point ceasefire plan, including an international monitoring force.In the previous few days, ... [Published Money Week - Sep 04 2014]
First reported Sep 03 2014 - Updated Sep 04 2014 - 1 reports

Ceasefire plan for Ukraine eases Russia sanctions risk

After conflicting reports on a possible ceasefire deal for Ukraine, Russian President Vladimir Putin said on September 3 that he and his Ukrainian counterpart Petro Poroshenko have agreed to the outlines of a plan to end the conflict in eastern Ukrai ... [Published New Europe - Sep 03 2014]
First reported Sep 02 2014 - Updated Sep 02 2014 - 1 reports

UK Wants Russia Banned from SWIFT

Due to the ceaseless fighting in eastern Ukraine, the EU and the US have imposed sanctions on Russia; but as the crisis grows, the British government urges the EU to prevent Russian banks from accessing the SWIFT banking network, expanding on the sanctions ... [Published Euro Treasurer - Sep 02 2014]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 2 reports

Choking Russia's Banks Would Be the Ultimate Sanction

The European Union is poised to hit Russia with a fresh round of sanctions, amid mounting evidence of direct Russian military intervention in southeastern Ukraine. EU leaders said on Aug. 31 after a weekend summit meeting in Brussels that they’ll decide ... [Published BusinessWeek - Sep 01 2014]
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 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 Jul 19 2014 - Updated Jul 19 2014 - 3 reports

Putin’s Defiance After Malaysian Airlines Crash Points to Further Isolationsim

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 ... [Published TIME.com - Jul 19 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."
...any of any of the official sanctions, but because of the accumulation of self-sanctions," says Chris Weafer of the Moscow -based Macro Advisory. "that is starting to have an impact on lending, interest rates and slowing down the economy and you have the additional problem of food inflation. it is all beginning to weigh."

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How the Ukraine Crisis Is Affecting the Global ... [Published Bank Systems & Technology - Sep 05 2014]
Ruble Is the Latest Casualty in Ukraine Crisis [Published Moscow Times - Sep 05 2014]
Putin plays a surprise card [Published Money Week - Sep 04 2014]
Ceasefire plan for Ukraine eases Russia sanctio... [Published New Europe - Sep 03 2014]
UK Wants Russia Banned from SWIFT [Published Euro Treasurer - Sep 02 2014]
Choking Russia's Banks Would Be the Ultimate Sa... [Published BusinessWeek - Sep 01 2014]
As Ukraine is losing the war the West escalates... [Published Sott.net - Sep 01 2014]
Russia might face SWIFT banking network ban [Published Paypers - Sep 01 2014]
UK Plans to Cut off Russian Business from Rest ... [Published Techvoize - Aug 31 2014]
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]
Putin’s options range between invading Ukraine ... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Aug 06 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]
Russia Stalls [Published Econbrowser - Jul 10 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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