Russian Ministry of Finance ruble-denominated OFZ treasury bills were trading close to their highest levels in nearly two years in the first weeks of May.
The team of Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy is considering holding a referendum on concluding agreements with Russia to bring peace in the Donbas war, head of the presidential staff Andriy Bohdan said on May 21.
Ukraine's PrivatBank, nationalised in late 2016, has instituted legal proceedings against its former owners, Ihor Kolomoisky and Gennadiy Bogolyubov, as well as "other individuals and companies", before a Court in Delaware in the US
Ukraine’s capital markets will be hooked up to the global financial system when it joins the Clearstream international payments and settlements system in a move that could revolutionise the government's ability to fund itself.
The transit of Russian oil via Druzhba pipeline has not yet been resumed due to persisting technical problems in Poland and Germany, Vedomosti daily and Reuters reported on May 21 citing unnamed market sources.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy's decree on the Verkhovna Rada's dissolution and call for early parliamentary elections could trigger a constitutional crisis in the country, the chairman of the nation's parliament's Andriy Parubiy says
Advertising spending in Russia in 1Q19 stood at RUB111bn ($1.7bn), the growth of the ad market slowing down to 4% from 13% for the same quarter of 2018, Kommersant daily reported citing the data of Association of Communication Agencies of Russia (AKA
Volodymyr Zelenskiy announced the dissolution of the nation's parliament immediately after he was sworn in on May 20.
The Russian regional Amur arbitration court has ruled against Baring Vostok Capital Partners (BVCP) in the controversial case for the control of 9.99% in the Oriental Express Bank (OEB or Vostochniy), ordering the fund to sell its stake in the bank
The race is on between Ukraine and Russia for the title of “world’s biggest grain exporter” and the two rivals are running neck and neck.
President-elect Volodymyr Zelenskiy was mulling calling a snap election after he is sworn in on May 20, but this was thwarted by the People's Front faction's decision to quit the ruling coalition.
Unsecured consumer loans in Russia keep on growing, increasing by 25% year-on-year in January-March 2018, Vedomosti daily said on May 17 citing the data by Frank RG. Unsecured loans accounted for RUB1.05tn of the total retail loans volume of RUB1.9tn
The inauguration of Ukrainian President-elect Volodymyr Zelenskiy will take place on May 20, according to a special draft resolution greenlighted by the nation's parliament on May 16, which in theory allows the new president to dissolve parliament
The National Bank of Ukraine has lost its appeal to the courts to overturn a decision to de-nationalise Privatbank.
Volodymyr Zelenskiy accuses outgoing President Petro Poroshenko of deliberately delaying handover of power while he attempts to install his people in the army, Supreme Court and National Television and Radio Broadcasting Council.
Leading Russian online job search portal HeadHunter completed its IPO on NASDAQ, on May 9 placing 16.3mn ADRs or 32% of capital at $13.5 per ADR, the upper range of price guidance. The shares of the newcomer jumped by 24% at the start of trading
April was a poor month for bond issues in Central and Eastern Europe as the two biggest markets – Russia and Turkey – were both suffering from political problems that depressed demand.
There has been yet another shake up at Russia’s state-owned gas behemoth Gazprom, as the company attempts to improve efficiency and cut down on wasteful spending.
Russian bank VTB is relocating business lines and bankers from its London unit to Frankfurt after losses from its London unit tripled
Budapest opened talks on rescheduling the Russian loan for the Paks expansion when it became clear that the new blocks would not start operations in 2025-2026 as originally planned.