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Investors should look for softer rhetoric on Ukraine from Russian President Vladimir Putin and for signs of a bounce, said Christopher Granville.
MOSCOW, Dec 17- Russia's rouble strengthened sharply on Wednesday after dramatic falls on the previous two days as the government pressured exporters not to hoard foreign-currency earnings and the central bank announced new measures to support financial stability. The situation poses a major challenge for President Vladimir Putin whose popularity,...
MOSCOW, Dec 17- The Russian economy stagnated in November, data published on Wednesday showed, making it even more likely that the rouble's rapid collapse so far this month will push it into recession next year. Investment by Russian companies, once a staple of the country's economic performance, fell sharper than expected last month, underlining pressure from...
Discussing if Russia's shrinking economy is becoming a global economic threat, with Charles Dallara, The Americas of Partners Group.
Russia's Finance Minister is announcing plans to sell its excess foreign currency holdings, and is calling the ruble "extremely undervalued," reports CNBC's Geoff Cutmore.
MOSCOW, Dec 17- Russia's rouble strengthened on Wednesday after dramatic falls against the dollar in the previous two days but remained extremely volatile and fears of a prolonged crisis remained. "Today it's likely exporters are helping the rouble, though we haven't seen them or the central bank," said Pyotr Neimyshev at Otkritie bank in Moscow.
CNBC's Geoff Cutmore reports on the impact of the falling ruble on the Russian people.
CNBC's Dominic Chu takes a look at how four companies with Russian exposure are faring right now.
David Adesnik, Foreign Policy Initiative, talks about Russian President Putin's ability to capitalize on falling oil prices and whether he will become more conciliatory about Ukraine. Robert Hormats, Kissinger Associates, weighs in. He uses the nationalistic heart in a very clever way, says Hormats.
Kevin Book, Clearview Energy Partners, shares his outlook on oil next year.
Robert Hormats, Kissinger Associates, and James Paulsen, Wells Capital Management, discuss the vulnerability of seeking higher returns in emerging markets and how the "one-off" commodity collapse in oil could prompt global growth in 2015.
Robert Hormats, Kissinger Associates, and James Paulson, Wells Capital Management, share their thoughts on how falling oil prices and the Russian ruble crisis has adversely impacted global markets.
The one superpower of the world is the global financial markets, says Roger Altman, Evercore Partners chairman, explaining the impact of the global market's move against Russia.
Putin will maintain a very strict line, no capital controls, predicts Christopher Granville, Trusted Sources, sharing his thoughts on Russian President Putin's annual address and what it may signal about Ukraine.
Christopher Granville, Trusted Sources, shares his thoughts on investing in Russia ahead of President Putin's annual address.
Roger Altman, Evercore Partners chairman, explains how the ruble's rout and lower oil prices is putting pressure on Russia and Putin's reputation.
CNBC's Geoff Cutmore reports Russians are rushing out to buy imported products because of inflation fears. Also Cutmore provides a preview of President Putin's annual speech on Thursday.
MOSCOW, Dec 17- The dramatic fall in Russia's rouble slowed on Wednesday, with the government selling foreign currency to prop it up after a 50 percent fall against the dollar this year. The situation poses a major challenge for President Vladimir Putin whose popularity, based partly on providing stability and prosperity, is at risk from the rouble's decline,...
Russia's economy collapsing sends a "whiff of panic" throughout its public, with people stocking up on imported goods. CNBC's Geoff Cutmore reports with a clip of the Russian Economic Development Minister, Alexei Ulyukayev speaking about future intentions.
The sharp decline in the Russian ruble has led to the public's faith in the ruble evaporating, says Rob Carnell, chief international economist at ING, who thinks the public seem "bearish".