Financial advisers might be keeping a stiff upper lip and presenting a sense of calm to clients during the growing economic and geopolitical unrest, but the general sentiment among financial intermediaries is quietly turning negative. The results from the latest ...

Pacific Investment Management Co. built up billions of exposure to Russian debt, opening up its funds to losses as markets price in a default by the sovereign. The Newport Beach, California-based asset manager had at least $1.5 billion of sovereign ...

MSCI has downgraded its ESG government rating for Russia, knocking it down for the second time in just over a week. The ratings provider announced on Tuesday Russia’s rating now stands at CCC, the lowest possible, down from its prior ...

Bitcoin advanced amid mounting signs that the war in Ukraine is bolstering demand for cryptocurrencies. The largest cryptocurrency rose 4.3% to $43,453 at 10:50 a.m. in London, gaining along with other major digital tokens. A fresh wave of turbulence hit ...

As the war between Russia and Ukraine rolls into its second week, the ripple effects of the economic sanctions against Russia are pushing oil prices higher and giving investors a chance to hedge the falling equity markets. Crude oil prices, ...

With Russia’s stock market closed, U.S. exchange-traded funds are signaling the scale of the rout facing the nation’s equity market. The VanEck Russia ETF (RSX) and the iShares MSCI Russia Capped ETF (ERUS) plunged 26% and 20%, respectively, in U.S. ...

As Russia’s invasion of Ukraine pushes financial markets to the brink after what has already been a rough start to the year for stocks, gold has emerged once again as the rock of stability. The precious metal’s 4.3% gain this ...

The escalating conflict between Russia and Ukraine has proved to be the final straw for a stock market that was itching for a major pullback. Now that the slide has been set in motion, with broad market indexes opening down ...

While the Russian military buildup near Ukraine has grabbed media headlines in recent weeks, financial advisers and their clients are remaining calm and bracing for only short-term market impacts. The U.S. escalated warnings about a possible attack Thursday, with President ...