Russia tensions will hit commodities: Meir

May 09, 2014 | 07:45 AM | Andrea Hotter

Tags  Copper College, American Copper Council, Russia, Edward Meir, Andrea Hotter

TUCSON, Ariz. — Tensions between Russia and Ukraine are arguably the first Black Swan event of the year and could have serious implications for the commodities markets, a senior analyst at INTL FCStone Inc. said.

Two-way trade between Europe and Russia is worth about $500 billion, Edward Meir said at the American Copper Council’s Copper College meeting in Tucson, adding that most of it is in the form of energy exports to Europe.....

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