Evgeny Fetisov, CFO of the Moscow Exchange, says investors are waiting for a stable economic environment in Russia but are interested in buying assets in the country.» Read More
MOSCOW, Dec 18- Russia's rouble lost more ground against the dollar on Thursday before President Vladimir Putin's end-of-year news conference, expected to be dominated by what a government minister called a "perfect storm" hitting the economy. Putin has been silent as the currency collapsed this week before recovering some ground and is under pressure to show...
MOSCOW, Dec 18- The rouble and Moscow shares rose on Thursday, buoyed by state action and indications Russia's top oil producer can meet a debt repayment, before President Vladimir Putin's end-of-year news conference. "We are expecting verbal interventions today during Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin's speech," Gleb Zadoya, head analyst at Profit Group in Moscow,...
MOSCOW— A Russian tycoon placed under house arrest in September in a move that rattled markets was released from house arrest on Tuesday, just hours before President Vladimir Putin's annual televised press conference. Shares in Sistema, a company that Yevtushenkov controls and manages, surged by more than 30 percent in the early hours of trading on Moscow's...
*Shanghai copper gets lift via upbeat China economic survey. SYDNEY, Dec 18- London copper was lower on Thursday, shedding modest overnight gains in step with weaker oil, while Shanghai copper futures ended flat, stabilised by a positive economic survey of Chinese companies. Sales, profits, and employment in China improved "a bit" during the second half of the year,...
MOSCOW— From a Western perspective, Vladimir Putin's days as president of Russia should be numbered: The ruble has lost more than half its value, the economy is in crisis and his aggression in Ukraine has turned the country into an international pariah. As Putin prepares to face his public in a much-anticipated televised news conference, an Associated...
*Teck Resources restarts US zinc mine idled in 2009. SYDNEY, Dec 17- Copper futures firmed on Thursday, nudged higher by stronger oil prices and positive signs from a survey of Chinese companies. Meanwhile, Canadian miner Teck Resources Ltd shipped its first zinc concentrate from the Pend Oreille mine in the U.S. state of Washington, following the restart of the...
Jim Rickards, Chief Global Strategist at West Shore Funds, says the Russian central bank may not have enough reserves beyond 2015 to pay off its corporate debts.
The market may have rallied, but "Mad Money" host Jim Cramer thinks that’s just the beginning of Yellen’s impact.
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It's not the fact that oil prices are declining that alarms Jim Cramer, it's the velocity of the oil beast. He shared the upside to a slow decline.
If Russia doesn't do this one thing (and soon), it will be like 1998 — but worse, says Wolfgang Koester.
Early effects of Russian market turmoil are starting to show up in the U.S., but it's not outright panic.
Sources expect Vladimir Putin to address financial woes and measures to stabilize the ruble in Thursday's press conference, reports CNBC's Dina Gusovsky.
Shares of cruise company Carnival and airliner Copa Holdings were among the stocks boosted on normalized diplomatic Cuban relations.
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen, discusses whether the committee is concerned over economic developments in Russia.
Russia's once legendary scientific productivity has been in decline for decades, and some scientists fear the current climate is making things worse.
The battered Russian ruble is rebounding slightly today. CNBC's Geoff Cutmore reports on the challenges facing the Russian central bank.
The Russian currency crisis could turn into a broader economic crisis that could spill over to key emerging markets, Charles Dallara said.
The ruble extended gains in the minutes following the Russian central bank's announcement that it is preparing to pump money into banks in 2015.
Much worse things than will actually happen have been priced into Russian equities, says ETF specialist Tom Lydon. Ripe for the picking?