Chris Weafer, founding partner at Macro-Advisory, says Russian banks are assessing risk on exposure by using a more "favorable" exchange rate – from pre-oil declines - than the current rate.» Read More
Oleg Kouzmin, economist for Russia and CIS at Renaissance Capital, predicts the central bank will announce a rate cut of 50 basis points at its meeting today.
Igor Vayn, CEO of Renaissance Capital, discusses how access to capital and liquidity issues have affected Russian businesses.
Those expecting further swingeing rate cuts from Russia as the country’s inflation slows, or a Fed style bond-buying program, may be disappointed.
Elvira Nabiullina, governor of the Central Bank of Russia, tells CNBC she doesn't see risks relating to a potential U.S. rate hike.
Elvira Nabiullina, governor of the Central Bank of Russia, tells CNBC they are targeting the rate of inflation, rather than a specific level for the ruble.
Central Bank of Russia has cut its rates to 12.5 percent from 14 percent. Geoffrey Yu, FX strategist at UBS, gives his reaction.
Simon Quijano-Evans, head of EM research at Commerzbank, says he wouldn't be surprised if the Russian Central Bank cut rates by 250 basis points or more, talking ahead of the announcement.
Joe Kaeser, president and chief executive officer of Siemens, has weighed in on geopolitical risks.
The Russian central bank has cut its key rate by 100 basis points. Dan Salter, head of equity strategy at Renaissance Capital, says the move was justified.
Dan Salter, head of equity strategy at Renaissance Capital, says there are two shocks hitting Russia's economy: credit and oil.
Alicia Garcia-Herrero, chief economist at BBVA, says the Russian central bank will likely cut rates on Friday, but it shouldn't do so because the economy isn't out of the woods yet.
Jean-Pascal Tricoire, CEO of Schneider Electric, discusses whether this company will benefit from the low oil price, and how the issues in Russia will impact the business.
Christopher Granville, director of Russia research at Trusted Sources, explains why he is optimistic on the Ukraine-Russia cease-fire deal and what investors should watch out for.
At the G-20 get-together, Russian Finance Minister Anton Siluanov tells CNBC that Moscow has received no request from Greece for aid as yet.
The Russian central bank has cut its key rate to 15 percent. CNBC's Geoff Cutmore says this might encourage Russia's public to see that the Russian economy can improve in the future.
Ahead of the Russian Central Bank's rate decision, Simon Quijano-Evans, head of EM research at Commerzbank, says there should be more focus on peace in Eastern Ukraine.
If the Russian Central Bank does cut its key rates, city economists will have "eggs spread liberally all over their faces" says CNBC's Geoff Cutmore, who explains more.
Christopher Granville, managing director at Trusted Sources, says resolving the conflict in south east Ukraine will be the key to getting sanctions lifted.
Russia said its currency crisis was over despite its forex reserves plunging and inflation surging over 10 percent, in its worst economic crisis since 1998.
At the European Union summit, sanctions on Russia is all the talk. U.K. prime minister David Cameron says the pressure must be kept on Russia while President of the European Council, Donald Tusk, stated that EU needs a consistent strategy towards Russia. CNBC's Hadley Gamble reports.