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  • BERLIN, Aug 20- German exports to Russia plunged in the first half of 2014, led by a sharp fall in car and machinery shipments, amid an escalating standoff between the West and Moscow over Ukraine. The value of German shipments to Russia fell 15.5 percent to 15.3 billion euros in the first six months of the year, data from the Statistics Office showed.

  • BERLIN, Aug 20- German exports to Russia plunged in the first half of 2014, led by a sharp fall in car and machinery shipments, amid an escalating standoff between the West and Moscow over Ukraine. The value of German shipments to Russia fell 15.5 percent to 15.3 billion euros in the first six months of the year, data from the Statistics Office showed.

  • Russia economic funk ripples out through ex-Soviet states Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 7:18 AM ET

    Her husband, who labours on a construction site in Moscow's Schelkovo suburb, usually sends 15,000 roubles home to Tajikistan every month. She says another brother-in-law, a supermarket worker in Moscow, recently had his salary cut, as Russia's deepening economic gloom bites into consumer and housing demand.

  • Drop in Russian beer sales hurts Carlsberg Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 3:30 AM ET

    COPENHAGEN, Denmark— Beer sales in Russia, Ukraine and other Eastern European countries are down and expected to keep falling as political tensions weigh on the region's economy, brewer Carlsberg said Wednesday.

  • Japanese government bonds attract overseas buyers Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 3:13 AM ET

    Data from the Japan Securities Dealers Association showed that foreign net purchases of JGBs, excluding treasury bills, totalled 1.28 trillion yen, the largest amount since June 2012.

  • SINGAPORE, Aug 20- Gold was stuck firmly below $1,300 an ounce on Wednesday and looked likely to extend losses to a fourth session as strong U.S. economic data bolstered stock markets, dimming bullion's appeal as a safe haven. *Spot gold had slipped about 70 cents to $1,294.60 an ounce by 0026 GMT, after dropping 1.3 percent in the last three sessions.

  • Ukraine may have an energy problem besides nat gas Tuesday, 19 Aug 2014 | 1:05 PM ET
    A destroyed railroad bridge over a main road leading to Donetsk, eastern Ukraine, on July 7, 2014.

    Ukraine is running low on coal because of violence in the country, according to two firms with energy operations there.

  • Dutch review energy ties with Russia after MH17 crash Tuesday, 19 Aug 2014 | 10:37 AM ET

    AMSTERDAM, Aug 19- The Netherlands is reviewing its extensive energy ties with Russia after the shooting down of Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 in eastern Ukraine a month ago in an attack that killed nearly 200 Dutch nationals, officials and analysts said.

  • LONDON/ HELSINKI/ COPENHAGEN, Aug 19- Team Niinivirta, a Finnish family-run transportation firm, turned 60 this year, but its third-generation managers now don't know if the business will see Christmas, because of Russia's new ban on European food imports.

  • MOSCOW, Aug 19- Ukraine is losing 15 percent of its 2014 grains crop due to fighting with pro- Moscow separatists in its eastern regions and Russia's annexation of the Crimea peninsula, Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk said. He was speaking during a meeting with farmers in the Cherkasy region in central Ukraine on Tuesday.

  • WARSAW, Aug 19- Poland's central bank should put aside any concerns about the zloty and consider a one-off interest rate cut to counter threats to growth from the Ukraine conflict and elsewhere, central banker Anna Zielinska-Glebocka said.

  • Palladium steadied near a 13- year high of $900 an ounce hit in the previous session, supported by worries over supplies from top producer Russia and strong demand prospects.

  • *Lukoil says operations in Iraq unaffected by violence. MOSCOW, Aug 19- Lukoil, Russia's second biggest oil producer, said on Tuesday it had shipped 1 million barrels of oil produced from southern Iraq's giant West Qurna-2 oilfield, its first shipment from the field, despite a surge of violence in Iraq.

  • AMSTERDAM, Aug 19- Sanctions Russia has imposed on agricultural products from the European Union will cut Dutch exports by "at least 300 million euros", based on 2013 figures, Statistics Netherlands said on Tuesday.

  • European shares extend rally, led by DAX Tuesday, 19 Aug 2014 | 5:00 AM ET

    PARIS, Aug 19- European shares rose in early trading on Tuesday, extending the previous session's rally, as investor concern over the conflict in Ukraine began to ease. Germany's DAX- recently hit by the faceoff between Ukraine and Russia and concern that sanctions against Moscow could hurt Europe's biggest economy- outperformed on Tuesday, up 1 percent.

  • MOSCOW, Aug 19- Russian shares rose on Tuesday, touching one-month highs and drawing support from increased global risk appetite linked to hopes there will be no further escalation of the conflict in Ukraine.

  • *Gold rises after losses in previous two sessions. SINGAPORE, Aug 19- Gold snapped a two-day losing streak on Tuesday as geopolitical tensions and fund inflows boosted the safe-haven metal, but gains were kept in check by strength in equities and the dollar.

  • TOKYO, Aug 19- The dollar held firm on Tuesday after a solid U.S. housing data and a rise in U.S. bond yields on the back of hopes of an easing of geopolitical tensions.

  • SINGAPORE, Aug 19- Gold retained overnight losses to trade below $1,300 an ounce on Tuesday, as safe-haven demand for the metal was curbed by an apparent easing of tensions in Ukraine that boosted equities and the dollar.

  • MOSCOW, Aug 18- Russian Urals crude weakened for an eight straight trading day on Monday due to weak European refining demand, falling well below $100 a barrel for the first time in a year in a move to increase the pain for Russian state finances amid Western sanctions.