Markets once bits again ignore Putin's warnings at their own risk

World | Wednesday, September 21, 2022 at 6:18 AM

Earlier this year, the markets were complacent when Russia concentrated the troops on the border of Ukraine. Now, once again they are shruging largely from Vladimir Putin's signal that he could be prepared to use nuclear weapons. World's actions resisted an early blow to risk appetite on Wednesday after Putin mobilized more troops for Ukraine and threatened to use all Russia's arsenal against what he called the "nuclear blackmail" of the West about the war there.

By Dhara Ranasinghe and John O'Donnell London (Reuters) - Earlier this year, the markets were complacent when Russia concentrated the troops on the border of Ukraine. Now, once again they are shruging largely from Vladimir Putin's signal that he could be prepared to use nuclear weapons. World's actions resisted an early blow to risk appetite on Wednesday after Putin mobilized more troops for Ukraine and threatened to use all Russia's arsenal against what he called the "nuclear blackmail" of the West about the war there. It was Russia's first mobilization since World War II and meant a great climbing of war, now in its seventh month. And although safe active, such as the dollar, which reached a maximum of two decades against other important currencies, and government bonds in Germany and the United States joined, the stock markets seemed not too disturbed. The European actions reduced the falls previously and mostly rose, while the main indexes on Wall Street, already prepared for another aggressive increase in the interest rates of the United States. UU. Later in the day, they opened more on Wednesday. "In January and February, when the Russian troops were mobilized, the market participants mistakenly interpreted it as a lantern to increase Putin's influence, but then Putin exceeded expectations when going to a complete invasion of Ukraine," he said Tina Fordham, an independent geopolitical strategist and geopolitical and independent strategist and independent and independent strategy. Fordham founder Global Foresight. "The Most Significant Aspect of What Markets are not pricing in now is the potential for russia to use an unconventional weapon, Meaning a Tactical Chemical Or a nuclear weapon," She Adding, Noting That Putin Had Made Sub Menacing Remarks To This Effect About The "Wind that blows." Fordham said that while Putin would probably not stop a complete unconventional attack, he was in his "play book" to cause the highest instability. GRAPH: War costs https://fingfx.thomsonreuters/gfx/mkt/mopanegwqva/pasted%20image%201663766215154.png The story continues The MSCI World Actions Index has dropped 21% this year and the Europe Stoxx 600 index has lost 16%, both are ready for its worst year since 2008, when the world financial crisis was developed. It has given an additional blow to the world markets that are still adjusted to a period of inflation of decades and a strong increase in the costs of indebtedness of the tastes of the Federal Reserve and the European Central Bank. In particular, Europe has suffered, since Russia has drowned from gas supplies, which drives energy prices in a presentation to consumers and companies that have increased the risk of recession. The dependency of Germany and Italy in Russia has made its stock markets among the worst performances of the world this year. Those close to fighting, including Poland and Hungary, have also seen their local markets beaten. Investors have also abandoned the bonds of countries with high import invoices of gas or wheat. Graph: The actions most affected by russia-ukraine war https://fingfx.thomsonereugers/gfx/mkt/xmpjoambkvr/pasted%20image%201663765874819.png% Chris Weofer, executive director of Macro-Advisory, a consultancy that advises companies to do business in Russia, said that Moscow was preparing for a long conflict, including the continuous accelerator of energy supplies, and that it could better pay better the confrontation that Europe. "I had the feeling that Russia would seek a commitment. Today's announcement makes it clear that it is incorrect," he said. "Russia is digging in the long term. They are prepared to resist it." Arne Petimezas, a senior analyst at AFS Group in the Netherlands, said Putin was being underestimated. "It has intensified every time. For him, it is life and death. I do not see why his next movement will be the decalcalation unless he wins," Petimseza said. (Additional reports by Yoruk Bahceli in Amsterdam and Marc Jones in London, William Maclean edition) Gotopnews.com

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