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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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?
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.
How hard would a ban on the purchase of its oil hit the Russian economy?
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.
According to calculations by the Kiel Institute, sanctions against the following sectors would most adversely affect Russia’s GDP:
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.
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.
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.
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.
What are the economic implications going to be for Ukraine and the world at large including your investments regardless of what assets they are allocated to? This post provides insights into that question with links to 5 very interesting articles and charts.