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  • NEW YORK, March 21- Crude oil futures rose on Friday as fresh U.S. and European sanctions on Russia renewed fears of a supply disruption from the world's second largest oil producer.

  • COPENHAGEN/ FRANKFURT, March 21- A deepening economic standoff between Russia and the West over the future of Ukraine has rippled through trading floors and boardrooms, with exporters scrambling to protect revenues and some global financial firms halting services.

  • *After buying co-founder's stake, Tornqvist says trading mostly normal. NEW YORK/ LONDON, March 21- Swiss commodity giant Gunvor was doing business with oil firms and U.S. banks on Friday after shock sanctions on Russian co-founder Gennady Timchenko rattled counterparties and threatened to disrupt its $250 million a day business.

  • *Gold gives up gain earlier in week as tensions ease. NEW YORK/ LONDON, March 21- Gold rose on Friday on bargain hunting, though the market posted its biggest weekly drop since November following the Federal Reserve's latest indication that an interest rate hike could come in early 2015..

  • *Nike shares fall after results, Tiffany rises. Biogen Idec Inc, down 8 percent to $319.14, and Gilead Sciences Inc, down 3.7 percent to $72.74, were the biggest drags on the S&P 500. The Nasdaq biotech index fell 3.5 percent.

  • *Finance Ministry may cancel Eurobond ploans worth $7 bln. MOSCOW, March 21- Russia's Finance Ministry said on Friday it may be forced to cancel plans to borrow abroad this year, admitting that sanctions imposed by the West are already stinging.

  • Russia celebrates annexation with fireworks     Friday, 21 Mar 2014 | 2:25 PM ET

    CNBC's Eamon Javers reports on what Moscow diplomats are saying about Crimea's annexation from Ukraine.

  • UPDATE 9-Brent, U.S. oil rise nearly $1 on sanctions Friday, 21 Mar 2014 | 2:14 PM ET

    *Moscow says it will respond in kind. NEW YORK, March 21- Crude oil futures rose $1 on Friday as traders scrambled to cover short positions after the U.S. and EU imposed sanctions on Russia, the world's second largest oil producer, renewing fears of a supply disruption.

  • MOSCOW/ BRUSSELS, March 21- President Vladimir Putin signed laws completing Russia's annexation of Crimea on Friday, as investors took fright at a U.S. decision to slap sanctions on his inner circle of money men and security officials.

  • REFILE-Sanctions bind Russia nation together, for now Friday, 21 Mar 2014 | 11:54 AM ET

    MOSCOW, March 21- Far from dividing Vladimir Putin's inner circle, U.S. sanctions are drawing them ever closer together behind the former KGB spy and his drive to create a Great Russia.

  • Sanctions Russia nation together, for now Friday, 21 Mar 2014 | 11:52 AM ET

    MOSCOW, March 21- Far from dividing Vladimir Putin's inner circle, U.S. sanctions are drawing them ever closer together behind the former KGB spy and his drive to create a Great Russia.

  • NEW YORK, March 21- Crude oil futures surged more than $1 on Friday as traders scrambled to cover short positions ahead of the weekend after U.S. sanctions against Russia, the world's second-largest oil exporter, renewed fears of a supply disruption. "The uncertainty is definitely back," said Abhishek Deshpande, a commodities analyst at Natixis in London.

  • *Stocks buoyed as fear of further Ukraine tensions ebb. Brent remained on track for a fourth weekly loss, however, and President Vladimir Putin signed laws completing Russia's annexation of Crimea on Friday.

  • COPENHAGEN/ FRANKFURT, March 21- A deepening economic standoff between Russia and the west over the future of Ukraine has rippled through trading floors and boardrooms with exporters scrambling to protect revenues and global financial firms halting services.

  • ANALYSIS-Dirt-cheap Russian shares still no bargain Friday, 21 Mar 2014 | 11:12 AM ET

    *$70 billion knocked off Russian shares this month. LONDON, March 21- Around $70 billion has come off the value of the Moscow stock exchange this month in response to the Kremlin's military incursion into Ukraine and its annexation of Crimea, but it would be a brave investor who sniffs a bargain.

  • MOSCOW, March 21- Finance Minister Anton Siluanov said on Friday that Russia may cancel its foreign borrowing plans for 2014 and reduce issuance of domestic debt if the country's borrowing costs rise. Western sanctions imposed on Russia over its annexation of Ukraine's Crimea region could make borrowing more expensive and push up bond yields, he said.

  • LONDON, March 21- Oil companies are reviewing their dealings with Russian energy trader Gunvor but have not yet altered their business links, industry sources said on Friday, after the United States imposed sanctions on its billionaire co-founder.

  • LONDON, March 21- The future of two big loans for oil trading firm Gunvor and petrochemicals group Sibur were thrown into doubt after Russian businessman Gennady Timchenko appeared on the US sanctions list over Russia's involvement in Crimea and Ukraine.

  • US STOCKS-Wall St rallies, S&P 500 briefly hits record Friday, 21 Mar 2014 | 10:44 AM ET

    *Nike falls after results, Tiffany rises. Geopolitical issues remained in focus after President Vladimir Putin signed laws completing Russia's annexation of Crimea and investors took fright at a U.S. decision to slap sanctions on his inner circle.

  • Senator banned by Putin: But my Siberian vacation! Friday, 21 Mar 2014 | 10:41 AM ET
    Sen. Dan Coats, R-Ind.

    Sen. Dan Coats found himself on a Russian sanctions list, and responded in the only way he knew how: cracking some jokes at Vladimir Putin's expense.

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