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BUSINESS DAILY

BUSINESS DAILY

Latest update : 2014-03-18

Investors fear 'third phase' of Russia sanctions

The markets breathed a sigh of relief on Monday as the sanctions unveiled by the EU and US avoided key business ties with Russia. Investors’ attention has now shifted however to fears of further action from the EU, and the potential effect on certain sectors. Also today: the battle for the "Tennessee whiskey" label.

By Stephen CARROLL

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