Monday , 20 May 2024

Russia-Ukraine War: Implications For Russia, the World & Your Investments

What are the economic implications going to be for Russia and the rest of the world and for your investments regardless of what assets they are allocated to? This post provides insights into that question with links to 10 very interesting articles and charts.

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1. Global Consequences Of A Nuclear War: A Terrifying Video Simulation

This realistic, facts-based simulation has been extremely well received with over 3 million views and 7,829 comments to date.

2. If Russia Stops Exporting Natural Gas To EU Which Countries Could Fill the Void?

Russia currently supplies 40% of the natural gas imported by the EU, so which alternatives could European countries turn to in the event of Russia turning off the tap?

3. Russia-Ukraine War Has Brought About A Commodity Black Swan

When sh-t happens at the end of an excessive bubble era, it will always be the worst kind, and what can be worse than a major war that could develop into a nuclear and world war.

4. Ban On Russian Oil Imports Would Be A +$35 Billion Hit To Its Economy!

How hard would a ban on the purchase of its oil hit the Russian economy?

5. Russia’s Main Imports Being Adversely Affected

With more and more companies are cutting ties with Russia or suspending their operations in the country, here’s a look at the country’s imports.

6. Which Trade Sanctions Would Hit the Russian Economy the Hardest?

 According to calculations by the Kiel Institute, sanctions against the following sectors would most adversely affect Russia’s GDP:

7. How Will Sanctions Against Russia Impact Your Portfolio?

These are turbulent times for investors as the situation is changing every day and markets are subsequently trying to digest the new information into stock, commodity and asset prices. As such, it is imperative that you understand how the situation may affect companies in your portfolio and on your watchlist and to keep an eye on any press releases directly from your companies of interest.

8. Russia’s Economy & the Effect Of Sanctions On It

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine is an effort by a relatively small country trying to use military action and threats, backed up by a nuclear arsenal, that can in no way compare in terms of resources to those it is threatening and, as such, the combined impacts of the imposed sanctions on its small economy will likely be significant and widely felt.

9. Why SWIFT Matters To Russia

There are 862 individual SWIFT codes of Russian origin, belonging to somewhere around 300 financial institutions out of a total in the bank network of 11,000 and removing them from the network would prevent those banks from using the network to facilitate transfers.

10. We Are On the Cusp of a Historic Financial Earthquake – Here’s Why

The USD’s days of unchallenged dominance are quickly coming to an end – something even the Fed Chairman openly admits – which means we are likely on the cusp of a historic financial earthquake that could alter that direction of the U.S. forever and mark the biggest economic event of our lifetimes.

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