A drab office block in outer London is home to five firms that hold hundreds of millions of euros in undeclared bank accounts in Ukraine’s largest bank, PrivatBank, bne can reveal.
The MICEX index was up 23% year to date as of December 6 and its sister index, the dollar-denominated RTS, was doing even better, up a massive 41%, making it the best performing index in the world.
Despite the external blows of Brexit and then ‘Trumpquake’, there was a general improvement in Central and Eastern Europe’s transaction climate in 2016.
Post-Euromaidan state prosecutors continue to have links to money laundering and organised crime, leaked documents show.
The central bank deputy governor claims the NBU’s interest rate policy proved “very successful” in 2016.
Boosted by the economic crisis, BlaBlaCar wants to modernize travelling in Russia. The French intercity online car sharing comes to Russia's regions.
Unpredictability is never an asset in foreign or defence policy, so the election of the mercurial Donald Trump to the US presidency is already causing conniptions in European capitals, especially those of Central Europe.
“Western politicians haven’t forgiven Russia for Crimea, but the markets have.” The Russian bond market is booming in a welcome relief for the Kremlin. The rest of CEE not so much, as the ECB QE programme depresses yields to historic lows.
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