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Jack Bouroudjian, Chief Investment Officer at Index Financial Partners, says Russia has way too much invested in the West to start a soviet-style aggression campaign.
Global risk assets got a boost on Tuesday, as tensions in Ukraine subside after Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Tuesday that the use of force would be a last resort. CNBC's Deirdre Wang Morris reports.
Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Tuesday that the use of force would be a last resort, quelling fears of a conflict in Ukraine. CNBC's Steve Sedgwick reports from Kiev.
Asian equities recovered modestly on Tuesday, from an acute selloff seen in the previous session fueled by brewing instability in Ukraine.
The National People's Congress (NPC) starts this Wednesday, with reforms, initiated by China's new leaders last year, taking center stage as investors await to see whether they get carried through. CNBC's Eunice Yoon reports.
CNBC's Julia Wood discusses Monday's rally of bitcoin by nearly 20 percent, despite being hit on all sides by bad news last week.
Alex Latzer, Leader, Asia Metals and Mining at Maybank Kim Eng Securities, explains how soft commodities and emerging markets may be at risk due to heightened tensions in Ukraine.
Antonio Garcia Pascual, Chief Euro-Area Economist at Barclays, explains why the Russian currency may see further downside.
Antonio Garcia Pascual, Chief Euro-Area Economist at Barclays, says while it's unlikely that the standoff between Ukraine & Russia will evolve into a war, the economic threat still looms for both economies.
Paul Gambles, Co-Founder of MBMG Group, says gold is fair-valued at the moment and investors could turn to the precious metal as a safe-haven investment against minimal margins in the stock market.
Xavier Denis, Economist & Strategist at Societe Generale Private Banking, says Russia's unexpected move on Crimea is seeing the country pay the price in terms of a depreciating currency and big selloff in its equity market.
Sean Callow, Senior Currency Strategist at Westpac Bank, discusses Ukraine's impact on the world's currencies, with European currencies taking the biggest hit.
Paul Gambles, Co-Founder of the MBMG Group, explains why U.S. stocks are, in his opinion, the biggest bubble.
CNBC's Deirdre Wang Morris tells us more about the ripple effects from brewing tensions in Ukraine that has triggered a global equity selloff since markets opened on Monday.
Who is Forbes' No.1 billionaire this year, with a net worth of $76 billion? CNBC's Asia "Squawk Box" team speaks to Randall Lane, editor at Forbes, about the rise of Chinese billionaires.
Gaurav Sodhi, Resources Analyst, Intelligent Investor, says recent rally in crude prices are a knee-jerk reaction to fear, due to crisis in Ukraine, which can subside as fast as it rises.
Gaurav Sodhi, Resources Analyst, Intelligent Investor, explains why he thinks Ukraine's crisis is the time to test the robustness of America's shale gas industry.
Markets have over-reacted to ongoing tensions in Ukraine, says Patrick Chovanec, Chief Strategist at Silvercrest Asset Management, adding that geopolitical significance, rather than economic, is what matters.
Investors should look at the long-term and refrain from chasing commodity prices led upwards by Ukraine's crisis, says Bill Stone, Chief Investment Strategist, PNC Asset Management Group.
With Ukraine only accounting for 0.26 percent of the world's gross domestic product (GDP), Bill Stone, Chief Investment Strategist at PNC Asset Management Group, says it is unlikely that ongoing unrest will rattle global financial markets.