Ex-Finance Minister Alexei Kudrin set out his four main goals following his appointment as the new head of Russia’s Audit Chamber, a state agency that oversees the work of the government.
President’s remarks cast doubt on central bank’s credibility causing markets to punish the currency by driving it close to an unprecedented 4.50 to the dollar.
The Prague bourse is going to have a hectic May with the trading of young companies and the entry of more than 30 foreign brands to the exchange’s listings.
Russian retailer O'key could hold an IPO of its discounter format "Yes!" (Da!), CEO of the group Miodrag Borojevic told Reuters on May 14, adding that the offering might take place once the discounters become profitable in the 12-18 months
The number of resident companies of the ambitious Belarus-China Great Stone industrial park is expected to rise to 55-60 by late 2019 vs the current 34 residents, according to the park's head of administration Alexander Yaroshenko.
Victorious leader of Armenia’s velvet revolution asks strategic ally Russia for additional military aid.
Russia's largest banks launched cut interest rates en masse in an offer to refinancing existing consumer loans in what is starting to look like a price war to win new customers, Vedomosti daily reported on May 11 citing representatives of country's b
Visit to Nagorno-Karabakh by Nikol Pashinian just one day into his tenure did not go down well with Azerbaijan.
Raids on popular nightclubs spark unusual demonstration in square outside Tbilisi parliament.
If French energy major opts to give up its 50.1% South Pars gas stake, the Chinese giant reportedly stands ready.
Surplus would equate to 0.45% of GDP instead of previously expected deficit ratio of 1.3% of economic output, according to amended draft federal budget.
French foreign minister says European companies should not have to pay for Washington unilaterally walking out on a multilateral accord.
People’s-champion-turned-PM decides new top cop will be deputy who was “on different side of the barricade”.
In an anti-climax to rising expectations of his return to big politics, one of Russia's most respected economists and policymakers Alexei Kudrin will be appointed head Russia’s Audit Chamber, Vedomosti daily reported on May 10 citing unnamed sources.
New hope for monetary tightening on news of meeting between central bank governor and regulators.
It’s difficult to imagine, but if the EU is truly determined to save the accord it may have to dare to defuse Donald Trump’s sanctions.
Scornful reaction to nuclear deal exit includes questioning of US president’s mental capacity in Iranian parliament.
Investors buy into hope that the president will back emergency pre-election tightening despite his calls for cheaper money.
Trump's nuclear deal exit piles pressure on already exposed currency and shares with Turkey vulnerable to sanctions impact on Iran's energy exports.
American president took the ‘nuclear option’ in pulling out and reimposing heaviest sanctions.