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Ukraine invasion: How our personal money links us to the rest of the world

Rising food prices, soaring fuel costs and shocks in the stock market: how the invasion of Ukraine will affect your personal finances, reports Rebecca Goodman

Tuesday 01 March 2022 21:30 GMT
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The headquarters of the Kharkiv administration in Ukraine after shelling from Russian forces
The headquarters of the Kharkiv administration in Ukraine after shelling from Russian forces (Ukraine Emergency Ministry/AFP)

The harrowing and disturbing news from Ukraine continues and the war is having a direct impact on global finances, including a hike to food and fuel costs.

The Russian invasion of Ukraine has already caused huge economic turmoil, along with the political ramifications and a refugee crisis.

It’s a tragic situation where countless lives are being lost and while the war and its ramifications go way beyond our own personal finances, it will impact them.

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