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Ukraine crisis: Analysts unperturbed by market volatility, see value in stocks with stable earnings

Wall Street futures tanked and Asian markets fell sharply after Russian President Vladimir Putin’s recognition of rebel-held areas in Ukraine. PHOTO: AFP
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SINGAPORE - Russia's decision to send troops will roil the markets in the near term, but going by previous experience, stocks will recover as investors adjust to new realities and look for opportunities amid the uncertainties.

That seems to be the general consensus among market experts following overnight news that President Vladmir Putin had asked Russian "peacekeepers" to move into Ukraine's breakaway regions of Donetsk and Luhansk.

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