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Crisis: Likely To Stop With Crimea

Russia's decision to assume de facto control of Crimea over the weekend has substantially raised political risks in Ukraine. While our core view is that Russia will consolidate control in Crimea and...

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Will Russia Invade?

We still believe direct military aggression by Russia in Ukraine is unlikely at this stage. However, we cannot completely rule it out, particularly if the violence between Ukrainian and ethnic...

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Yanukovych's Support Base Crumbling

Ukraine's parliament passed new concessions to anti-government protestors on January 29, providing amnesty to protestors detained in the recent period of civil unrest. While the laws ostensibly...

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Regional Equity Strategy

We are up 1.5% on our bullish Spanish small caps view since it was entered in our asset class strategy on January 9 (played through the IBEXS index), and see potential for further gains over the next...

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Yanukovych Risks Losing Support Base

The political upheaval in Ukraine has intensified, with protests in Kiev showing few signs of losing momentum over the near term. Police attempts to disperse the protests with violence have been...

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