GRAPHIC – How a Russian-Ukraine conflict might hit global markets

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Reuters UK

By Karin Strohecker LONDON (Reuters) – A potential invasion of Ukraine by neighbouring Russia would be felt across a number of markets, from wheat and energy prices and the region’s sovereign dollar bonds to safe-haven assets and stock markets. Below are five charts showing where a potential escalation of tensions could be felt across global markets: 1/SAFE HAVENS Inflation at multi-decade highs and impending interest rate rises have made for a bad month for bond markets, with U.S. 10-year rates still hovering close to the key 2% level and German 10-year yields rising above 0% for the first ti…

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