Chris Weafer

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Name: Chris Weafer
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 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 - 18 hours ago]
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 - 1 reports

Plane crash could be Ukraine game changer

The apparent downing of a Malaysian passenger jet and the loss of nearly 300 lives could be a game changer in the Ukraine crisis, piling pressure on key players, Russia foremost. "After the crash of the Amsterdam-Kuala Lumpur flight in the region of Donbass, ... [Published Malaysia MSN - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

Russian stocks slide for fifth day after MH17 crash

Russia's blue-chip MICEX index slumped 1.8%, building on a 2.3% loss from Thursday. For the week, the benchmark was down 5.7%, putting it on track for the biggest weekly decline since mid-March, when the Ukraine region of Crimea voted in favor of joining ... [Published Morningstar.com - 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 - 1 reports

Explainer: How Much Of An Escalation Is Latest Round Of U.S. Sanctions?

MOSCOW -- The United States has unveiled a major, third wave of sanctions on Russia and the European Union announced that it would also strengthen its sanctions against Moscow. What effect will the new round of sanctions have?How does the latest round ... [Published Radio Free Europe - 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 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]

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...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."
"investors will remain very nervous of russia risk until there is some clarity. the major risk is the continuing self sanctions by foreign investors, businesses and banks" says Mr Weafer

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EU sanctions on Russian banks would hit economy... [Published CNBC - 18 hours ago]
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]
New Russian sanctions unlikely? [Published CNBC - Jun 19 2014]
Russia Reaps Rewards of Middle East Misery [Published Moscow Times - Jun 18 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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