Much worse things than will actually happen have been priced into Russian equities, says ETF specialist Tom Lydon. Ripe for the picking?
CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, including a bounce for energy stocks and decline for European airlines.
It's been the busiest year for IPOs since public offerings hit a record in 2000, and market debuts look set for a strong finish to 2014.
Simon Derrick, chief currency strategist at BNY Mellon, discusses the catalysts for the rapid decline of the Russian ruble.
Simon Derrick, chief currency strategist at BNY Mellon, says policy divergence between the European Central Bank and U.S. Federal reserve will see euro/dollar fall to $1.10 in 12 months.
Craig Chan, Head of FX Strategy at Nomura, says markets expect the phrase "considerable time" to be revised in the Fed's policy statement, but warns that a rate hike won't be an imminent event.
The ruble's plummet has spurred world-wide jitters, but it isn't clear whether 'rublegeddon' can or should cause a global rout like the 1998 crisis.
Jahangir Aziz, Head of EM Asia Economic Research at JP Morgan, discusses whether continued weakness in oil prices could derail growth in emerging Asia next year.
Ahead of the FOMC's statement on Wednesday, Geoff Kendrick, Head of Asia FX & Rates Strategy at Morgan Stanley, outlines two ways in which the Fed could react to concerns about oil and Russia.
Herald Van der Linde, Head of Equity Strategy, Asia-Pacific at HSBC, says traders could see a repeat of 2004's bond markets, where a rise in yields was constrained to a period just before and after the first rate hike.
With a low debt-to-GDP ratio, Russia isn't having a balance sheet crisis that will lead to a default, says Jim Swanson, Chief Investment Strategist at MFS Investment Management.
Paul Christopher, Chief International Investment Strategist at Wells Fargo Advisors, doesn't expect a repeat of 1998's crisis due to differences in Russia's economy such as a free-floating currency.
Jack Bouroudjian, Chief Investment Officer at Index Financial Partners, says impact of the crisis will likely center around the old Soviet bloc.
The U.S. dollar slipped against major currencies on Tuesday on expectations that the Federal Reserve would take a cautious tone.
It's clear the US is not prepared for the extent of damage that Vladimir Putin can unleash, says Jake Novak.
CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, including a bad day for Russia exposed stocks, and the BOE published the results of its stress tests.
Emergency measures by the Russian central bank Monday night looked to have fallen short within hours of their announcement.
Emerging markets are looking weak, and the effects of oil's plunge is spreading through the market.
Adarsh Sinha, Head of Asia Pacific G10 FX Strategy at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, attributes the fall in emerging Asian currencies to fears of disinflation, instead of cautious trade ahead of the FOMC meeting.
Richard Yetsenga, Head of Global Markets Research at ANZ, says a shift towards a U.S rate hike may not be appropriate given the drop in oil prices which is stoking growth fears beyond America.