RBC's Helima Croft says oil could jump well past $100 per barrel if Russia takes Kyiv

Oil pumping jacks, also known as "nodding donkeys", operate in an oilfield near Almetyevsk, Tatarstan, Russia, on Wednesday, March 11, 2020.
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Commodities expert Helima Croft told CNBC on Friday she expects that oil prices would jump significantly higher if the Russian military were to invade Ukraine and seize the capital, Kyiv.

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