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Mar.12 — Francisco Blanch, head of global commodities at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, comments on the oil-price war between Saudi Arabia and Russia. He speaks with Bloomberg’s Alix Steel and Sonali Basak on “Bloomberg Daybreak: Americas.”
In This Story: Merrill Lynch
Merrill, previously branded Merrill Lynch, is an American investing and wealth management division of Bank of America. Along with BofA Securities, the investment banking arm, both firms engage in prime brokerage and broker-dealer activities.
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In This Story: Russia
Russia spans more than one-eighth of the Earth’s inhabited land area, stretching eleven time zones, and bordering 16 sovereign nations. Moscow is the country’s capital.
The Soviet Union was dissolved in 1991 and since 1993 Russia been governed as a federal semi-presidential republic. Russia is a major great power, with the world’s second-most powerful military, and the fourth-highest military expenditure. As a recognised nuclear-weapon state, the country possesses the world’s largest stockpile of nuclear weapons.
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In This Story: Saudi Arabia
Saudi Arabia also has one of the world’s youngest populations, with approximately 50 percent of its population of 34.2 million being under 25 years old.