5 REASONS FOR INVESTORS TO CARE ABOUT RUSSIA’S MARKET TURMOIL
It might be tempting to think in realpolitik terms about Russia’s financial woes right now — the idea that a weakened Russia has less weight to throw around in conflicts such as the Ukraine and Syria. But the reality is that a plummeting ruble and the disarray in that country’s markets pose real threats to the global economy.
Here are five major reasons why outside investors should care about a financial crisis in Russia.
1 DEBT MARKET CONTAGION.
2 CURRENCY MARKET CONTAGION.
3 FURTHER DECLINES IN OIL PRICES
4 AN ESCALATING MILITARY CONFLICT?
5 A COLD WINTER FOR EUROPE?
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