Libya Update: Risks Rise, But Economic Recovery Not Yet Jeopardized

The North African countries that have undergone the greatest political unrest so far — Libya, Egypt and Tunisia — collectively account for only a miniscule slice of the global capital markets and economy. However, ongoing developments in the region can impact the global financial markets in a variety of ways, particularly through their influence on crude oil prices and the geopolitical risk premium for financial assets.

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