Plummeting ruble and the disarray in that country’s markets pose real threats to the global economy

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.

DEBT MARKET CONTAGION.

CURRENCY MARKET CONTAGION.

FURTHER DECLINES IN OIL PRICES

AN ESCALATING MILITARY CONFLICT?

A COLD WINTER FOR EUROPE?

 

Read full text here : http://blogs.wsj.com/briefly/2014/12/16/5-reasons-for-investor-to-care-about-russias-market-turmoil

 

 

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