In a much sought-after title within the investment banking world, the US magazine Institutional Investor, together with Moscow Exchange, have presented their best investor relations professionals in Russia awards.
State bank embroiled in Iran sanctions-busting case. Mention of Turkish strongman in indictment and Trump Tower Istanbul under renewed scrutiny. No progress on ‘S-400’ row. Senators not thrilled at Oval Office showing of anti-Kurdish propaganda film.
The finance ministry and the state debt manager, AKK, did not want to launch a new bond issue against a successful bond programme already in place.
With the winter grain harvest still underway Ukraine’s farmers have already brought in more grain this season than in all of last year and are on course to smash the previous record.
Shaky coalition between Sandu's pro-EU ACUM bloc and President Dodon's pro-Russian Socialists fractures after just five months.
Markets, meanwhile, draw breath as Erdogan prepares for November 13 White House meeting with Trump. Betting is that the two strongmen will reach an accommodation.
The National Anti-Corruption Bureau (NABU), the country's main anti-graft agency, has detained former deputy governor of the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) Oleksandr Pysaruk among seven people who have been accused of embezzling UAH1.2bn ($49mn)
Mister Auto released a survey of which cities in the world are the best and worst to drive in that found Moscow has the second highest road rage index in the world, after only Ulaanbaatar.
A Moscow court extended the pre-trial detention of the remaining two partners in the Baring Vostok fund, Ivan Zyuzin and Vagan Abgaryan, until January that worked with Russia’s top fund manager Michael Calvey.
Moldova’s parliament is poised to vote on the no-confidence motion submitted by the Socialist Party of President Igor Dodon against the government of Prime Minister Maia Sandu.
Tens of thousands of people joined the 10th Independence March, an annual event that has gained notoriety because it is organised by far-right parties and groups seen as gaining strength in Poland.
The Ukrainian authorities will allow farmland sale to foreign citizens and companies only if the Ukrainian people give consent to it at a referendum, the nation's President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said on November 11.
Spread over US Treasury paper fell sharply to 407bp from 470bp seen at previous Turkish sale, held in July.
Germany’s Bundestag parliament has failed to pass a bill that would have helped shield the controversial Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline project from recent amendments to the EU’s gas directive.
Klaus Iohannis seen heading for victory in the runoff in two weeks time, which will reinforce the new government headed by the centre-right PNL.
Eliminating obstacles to the free movement of people, goods, services and capital will facilitate trade and investment in the Western Balkans — but the primary goal of all three countries is EU accession.
Presently Turkish banks only permitted to sell NPLs to fellow domestic banks or country’s asset management firms. Hungry outsiders might place bids if Ankara opens market to investors looking to securitise the loans.
The President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov was in Italy this week for an Italian – Turkmenistan business forum took in Milan on October 7, to woo investors and diversify the economy
Sunday’s vote will determine whether incumbent Klaus Iohannis faces recently dismissed prime minister Viorica Dancila or Dan Barna who represents the “new” centre-right against Iohannis’ old guard in the second round.
Its been a good week for Russian stocks as the dollar denominated Russia Trading System index hit 1,471 as of November 7, its highest level in six years, and the ruble denominated Moscow Exchange Index crossed above 3,000 for the first time.