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Russian companies withdraw billions from west, say Moscow bankers

Posted By admin On March 15, 2014 @ 6:32 am In Featured Stories,Money Watch,Tile | Comments Disabled

Financial Times [1]
March 15, 2014

Russian companies are pulling billions out of western banks, fearful that any US sanctions over the Crimean crisis could lead to an asset freeze, according to bankers in Moscow.

Sberbank and VTB, Russia’s giant partly state-owned banks, as well as industrial companies, such as energy group Lukoil, are among those repatriating cash from western lenders with operations in the US. VTB has also cancelled a planned US investor summit next month, according to bankers.

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