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Mar 19, 2014

Analysis – MAD support for bonds even as fingers point at Russia

LONDON (Reuters) – As Russia appeared to dump U.S. Treasury debt this month in the thick of a tense East-West standoff over Crimea, bond markets barely blinked – raising questions about just how brewing crises across the developing world may feed back on Western economies.

Once labelled “Mutually Assured Financial Destruction”, the stockpiling of U.S. and European currency and bonds by emerging market central banks over the past decade has arguably been as stabilising a force as the Cold War version of MAD that prevented amassed nuclear arms being fired in anger.

Mar 19, 2014

MAD support for bonds even as fingers point at Russia

LONDON (Reuters) – As Russia appeared to dump U.S. Treasury debt this month in the thick of a tense East-West standoff over Crimea, bond markets barely blinked – raising questions about just how brewing crises across the developing world may feed back on Western economies.

Once labeled “Mutually Assured Financial Destruction”, the stockpiling of U.S. and European currency and bonds by emerging market central banks over the past decade has arguably been as stabilizing a force as the Cold War version of MAD that prevented amassed nuclear arms being fired in anger.

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Mar 5, 2014

Anxious investors may opt to hunker down at home

LONDON (Reuters) – Scared money seeking a safe haven may just head for home.

Russia’s military mobilization on Ukraine’s borders over the past week was an echo of the sort of geopolitical event that used to send international investors scurrying for cover over the past 50 years.

Mar 5, 2014

Analysis – Anxious investors may opt to hunker down at home

LONDON (Reuters) – Scared money seeking a safe haven may just head for home.

Russia’s military mobilisation on Ukraine’s borders over the past week was an echo of the sort of geopolitical event that used to send international investors scurrying for cover over the past 50 years.

Mar 4, 2014
    • About Mike

      "Mike Dolan is Reuters' Investment Strategy Editor in Europe. He has been a correspondent and editor for the past 20 years, working for Reuters from London and Washington DC in a variety of roles covering global policymaking, economics and investment trends."
      Joined Reuters:
      1995
      Awards:
      Reuters Editor of the Year, 2009. Reuters multimedia journalist of the year award, 2011
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