“Vedomosti” learned economists and analysts, as the intensifying conflict between Iran and the USA could affect the Russian economy through oil prices, the ruble and investors to move into safe haven assets.

General Director UK “Sputnik – capital management” Alexander Losev:

“the escalation of the conflict between the US and Iran is alarming for the oil market and the global economy as a whole, but this is unlikely to lead to full-scale regional war – Iran and Iraq has no resources for prolonged military conflict and the White house the war in an election year can cause unpredictable results. This means that a complete cessation of oil supplies from the Persian Gulf will not happen, but in the price of oil will be the geopolitical prize that he could get quotes in the range of $70-75 per barrel and in case of escalation – the price of oil will exceed $100.

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