The Russia-Ukraine war is a humanitarian disaster. While this latest insight focuses on the impact of the war on global economies and markets, in hopes for a resolution to this humanitarian crisis, be reminded of this quote by Franklin Delano Roosevelt: “More than an end to war, we want an end to the beginnings of all war”.
The Russian invasion of Ukraine has added to volatility in global markets in 2022. This latest volatility has led stocks to fall, while traditional safe havens like Treasuries and gold are rising. Oil prices have also spiked above $100 for the first time in seven years[i]. While this situation is highly fluid and subject to change, here are some considerations for investors to navigate the latest market uncertainty.