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  • We are in 'good shape': Rusal CFO

    Alexandra Buriko, CFO of UC Rusal, says the company will be able to meet its debt repayments but says it needs more time.

  • Moscow Exchange: March trading volume up 50%

    Roman Sulzhyk, Head of Derivatives, Moscow Exchange, says its stock exchange saw a 50 percent annual increase in trading volume for March, despite ongoing instability in Crimea.

  • Oil fracking

    U.S. oil futures slipped further below the key $100 a barrel level, and international crude moved closer to U.S. prices as some geopolitical pressures eased.

  • The stock exchange in Istanbul.

    Emerging markets roared like a lion in March, and they've continued their surge into April.

  • Workers at a construction site below an elevated track, operated by Rapid MetroRail Gurgaon, in Gurgaon, India, in March 2014.

    Emerging markets have taken a beating overall in 2014, but analysts point to one 'BRIC' market as most attractive.

  • Russia will grow 1.6% on Ukraine compromise: Pro

    Oleg Kouzmin, economist at Renaissance Capital, says Russia can grow 1.6 percent in 2014 as a solution to the Ukraine crisis will be found.

  • Firms will have to revisit Russia commitment: Pro

    Bernard Sucher, member of the board at ATON, says the "uncomfortable" position of Russia in the international community will mean corporates have to revisit their commitments to investing in the country.

  • 'Not optimistic' about Russian structural reform: Pro

    Yulia Tseplyeva, chief economist at Sberbank, says she is "not optimistic" about Russian structural reforms after the saga with Ukraine.

  • Russian economy struggling for years: Rusbase CEO

    Alena Popova, CEO of Rusbase, says the Russian economy has been struggling for years and the Ukraine crisis has scared investors.

  • US oil keeps lid on crude

    CNBC's Patti Domm discusses how the U.S. oil boom is having a bigger impact on world oil prices.

  • An elderly customer counts ruble currency banknotes at a supermarket in Moscow, Russia.

    Beaten-down Russian market looking attractive? Michael Yoshikami offers a few points to keep in mind before investing.

  • Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev

    Ukraine on Monday denounced the visit of Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev to Crimea.

  • Santelli Exchange: Politics & debt warfare

    CNBC's Rick Santelli and Robert Peston, BBC economics editor, discusses his documentary about China and the 2008 banking crisis.

  • No free lunch from the Fed: Expert

    Ian Shepherdson, Pantheon Macroeconomics, shares his thoughts on Fed policy and its impact on the U.S. economy.

  • High frequency trading has issues: Pro

    Rob Cox, Reuters Breakingviews; Ian Shepherdson, Pantheon Macroeconomics, and Ben White, POLITICO, share their views on whether high frequency trading is fair. The question you have to ask is does it endanger the small investor, says Cox.

  • Ukraine: Nothing 'dramatic' to happen before elections

    Positions held by the different parties, the EU, U.S. and Russia on Ukraine are a bit clearer following the meeting between John Kerry and Russia's Lavrov, says Joseph Dayan, head of markets at BCS Financial Group.

  • Moody's placed Russia's government bond rating of Baa1 on review for downgrade as the conflict with Ukraine weighs on medium-term economic outlook.

  • Markets watching Germany: Pro

    Discussing momentum stocks and why the markets have not reacted to Russia, with David Darst, Morgan Stanley Wealth Management senior advisor, and Kevin Caron, Stifel Private Client Group.

  • Putin trying to intimidate US & NATO: Expert

    Discussing Putin's logic and what's behind today's buildup of Russian troops outside the borders of Ukraine, with Heather Conley, Center for Strategic and International Studies director, and Reva Bhalla, Stratfor VP global analysis.

  • Ukraine requests military assistance

    CNBC's Eamon Javers reports Russian troops may be amassing outside the border of Ukraine.