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How the World Is Paying for Putin's War in Ukraine

(Bloomberg) — In early March, as the US and its allies unleashed a wave of sanctions on Russia, President Joe Biden stood in the White House and said they wanted to deal a “powerful blow to Putin’s war machine.” But as the war in Ukraine approaches its 100th day, that machine is still very much […]

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Russian Coal and Oil Paid for in Yuan to Start Flowing to China

(Bloomberg) — Russian coal and oil paid for in yuan is about to start flowing into China as the two countries try to maintain their energy trade in the face of growing international outrage over the invasion of Ukraine. Several Chinese firms used local currency to buy Russian coal in March, and the first cargoes […]

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A Hundred Firms Pull $45 Billion of Deals Since War in Ukraine

(Bloomberg) — At least a hundred companies worldwide have delayed or pulled financing deals worth more than $45 billion since Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. These include initial public offerings, bonds or loans and acquisitions. U.S. equity market deals were the worst hit by global volatility in the first quarter as a crop of firms postponed […]

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Ruble Edges Closer to Clawing Back All Its Post-Invasion Decline

(Bloomberg) — The ruble is staging a comeback that could soon see it making up all of the losses it suffered in the weeks after Russia invaded of Ukraine, although it has some way to go yet. The currency has strengthened in 13 of the past 14 trading sessions in Moscow, paring most of the […]

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Ukraine Update: Firms Exit Russia, Fitch Sees ‘Imminent’ Default

(Bloomberg) — Starbucks Corp. and Coca-Cola Co. joined the steady stream of companies suspending operations or pulling out of Russia, as Fitch Ratings said a bond default is “imminent” because of the country’s financial isolation after its invasion of Ukraine. Russian forces intensified their bombardment of Ukraine’s capital Kyiv, the U.S. said. That’s even as Moscow […]

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