BoE: Ukraine tensions could trigger 'material increase' in commodity prices – Telegraph
If this tit-for-tatting escalates… | FT Alphaville
"France looks mighty exposed, with $51bn potentially at risk. But that’s in absolute terms; it’s still only 0.5 per cent of total French bank assets. Instead, look at Austria, where the $17bn at risk represents 1.4 per cent of its total bank assets. Germany and Spain stand out as having very little exposure, at least on the bank loan front. yet the picture changes markedly when “other exposure” (derivatives, guarantees and trade credit) is taken into account. Suddenly the US — and, to a lesser extent, the UK — is most exposed."
Putin tells Russian businessmen to bring their assets back home | Reuters
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Edward Harrison is the founder of Credit Writedowns and a former career diplomat, investment banker and technology executive with over twenty five years of business experience. He has also been a regular economic and financial commentator in print and on television for the past decade. He speaks six languages and reads another five, skills he uses to provide a more global perspective. Edward holds an MBA in Finance from Columbia University and a BA in Economics from Dartmouth College.