Archive for Tag: Russia

European equity markets

European Stock Futures Mixed; Investors Cautious as Oil Prices Soar

European stock markets are expected to open cautiously Thursday, as the conflict in Ukraine continued and investors digest the potential economic ramifications of surging commodity prices. At 2 AM ET (0700 GMT), the DAX futures contract in Germany traded 0.3% higher, CAC 40 futures in France climbed 0.1%, while...

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Commodity Markets

How will the sanctions on Russia trigger the Commodity Markets?

Russian platinum, palladium, rhodium, and other platinum group metals are produced in large quantities. The metals are byproducts of Siberian nickel production in the Norilsk area, and Russia also contributes significant amounts of nickel and aluminium, both of which are key base metals. Fertilizers, which are used in agricultural...

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Bitcoin Crashes over 10% with Ukraine Invasion, What’s next for the biggest Crypto

On Thursday, bitcoin fell to a one-month low after Russian forces launched missiles at numerous Ukrainian cities and landed soldiers on the country’s shore, spurring a sell-off of risky assets. Bitcoin dropped as much as 7.9% to $34,324, its lowest level since January 24, and was down 4.5 percent...

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