Alexander Branis, director at Prosperity Capital Management, discusses the Russia central bank cutting rates and how this might help the economy.» Read More
Kirill Dmitriev, chief executive officer of RDIF, says Russia is one of the few countries in the world that can deliver growth, and joining the World Trade Organization (WTO) has made it more competitive.
Maria Bartiromo gets the Davos buzz from Steve Pagliuca, MD at Bain Capital, on European optimism and the changing face of Russia.
Investors worldwide continue to be skeptical towards Russia, confounded by whether real reforms will bring structural changes. During the World Economic Forum, the Russian delegation has been trying to reassure investors in order to reverse capital outflows that have reached more than $350 billion since 2007.
The fallout from a bizarre trial in Russia appears to be aggravating Western concerns about state-sponsored corruption.
Sergey Belyakov, Russia's deputy minister of economic development, tells CNBC they want to create an enabling environment for investment and continue to push a program of privatisation where the market conditions are right.
Leaders of the world's largest banks have gone some way to persuading investors that their industry's near-death experience is over, even though the public still doesn't trust them.
William Browder, CEO and co-founder of Hermitage Capital Management, says Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev's speech at the World Economic Forum was divorced from reality, and advises investors to avoid the country.
Loading central banks with more tasks and pressing them to pursue more aggressive monetary policies could risk a round of competitive devaluations, European Central Bank policymaker Jens Weidmann said on Monday, citing pressure on the Bank of Japan.
Michael Michaelide, rates strategist at RBS, tells CNBC why he doesn't expect a Cypriot default and why its long term economic prospects are good.
Julian Mayo, Co-CIO at Charlemagne Capital, tells CNBC that 2013 should be a good year for Russia and which stocks to pick to play its growth.
Francois Hollande's clumsy handling of financial reform promises has turned public mood against him and prompted smirking foreign leaders to offer refuge to French tax exiles.
China's growing influence means it is useful to think about the world economy in terms of two separate narratives, one expert explains.
Megafon’s $1.7 billion share offering raised eyebrows last year when Goldman Sachs pulled out as lead bookrunner close to launch – but the investment bank has now issued a “buy” rating on the stock.
French actor Gerard Depardieu has been granted citizenship by Russian President Vladimir Putin, with CNBC's Robert Frank.
Russian president Vladimir Putin signed a bill today banning adoptions by Americans starting January 1 in retaliation to the U.S. Magnitsky Act signed by President Obama. Former Pentagon Advisor Michael Rubin, offers insight.
Moscow is going to approve a ban on American couples from adopting Russian children, with Don Jensen, Center for Transatlantic Relations at Johns Hopkins University; and James Pethokoukis, American Enterprise Institute, discusses the state of Europe's fiscal woes.
India agreed to buy dozens of Russian military helicopters and fighter jet assembly kits at a summit on Monday, underlining the resilience of ties between the long-time allies despite New Delhi's recent moves to diversify its arms suppliers.
Aninda Mitra, Head of Economics, South-East Asia, ANZ explains why Russia and India will strengthen their defense and trade ties as the leaders of both nations meet in New Delhi.
China National Petroleum Corp (CNPC) has emerged as the frontrunner to take over Iraq's West Qurna-1 oilfield from Exxon Mobil, a move that would diminish Western oil influence in Iraq a decade after the U.S.-led invasion.
Alisher Usmanov, founder of USM Holdings and Russia's richest man, tells CNBC's Geoff Cutmore that he is waiting for Facebook's next surge and believes the company's potential is untapped. (2:00)