The landmark nuclear deal with Iran will mean more business for Iranian oil companies, and a potential hit for Russia's exports.» Read More
Last week, Russia announced a $35 billion "anti-crisis" spending plan to help the economy. Almost half of the Fund is already committed to domestic projects and companies- close to a 60 percent cap that limits investments within Russia. The NWF was set up in 2008 when Russia split up its Stabilisation Fund, a rainy-day fund financed from oil taxes, into two...
*Ukraine's economy hit by conflict in the east. *IMF mission has extended visit as Kiev seeks loans. KIEV, Feb 5- Ukraine's hryvnia currency plunged about 30 percent against the dollar on Thursday, traders said, after the central bank abandoned the foreign currency auctions that had effectively pegged the exchange rate.
*Ukraine's economy hit by conflict in the east. *IMF mission has extended visit as Kiev seeks loans. KIEV, Feb 5- Ukraine's central bank announced on Thursday a big increase in its main interest rate to 19.5 percent to try to avert financial collapse, brought ever closer by fighting in the country's east and a lack of foreign funding.
Business magnate Warren Buffett said Wednesday he is planting his flag in Western Europe.
Investors shouldn't expect to find value in Russia because earnings will be lost to capital controls and expropriation, Putin critic William Browder says.
William Browder, Hermitage Capital Management CEO, discusses Russia's tattered economy, as crude prices slump, sanctions continue and Putin remains defiant over Ukraine.
After 25 years with Russia, Bob Dudley, CEO of BP says his company is "deeply committed" to its relationship with Rosneft, and sees it as a long-term investment.
William Hague, leader of the House of Commons, says that if Russia continues to exert its power like it's done with Ukraine, it will result in a "grave deterioration in relations" between itself and Europe.
Andrew Wood, former U.K. ambassador to Russia, says Russian President Vladimir Putin is in trouble and would need a "miracle" to turnaround the country's economy.
Individuals doing business with Russian clients say Obama's claims of Russia's economy being in "tatters" are absolutely correct.
At Davos, Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko talks to CNBC about how the country needs help from the rest of the world to stop its conflict with Russia.
CNBC's Phil Han reports on what business and political leaders think about the continuing crisis between Russia and the west.
Arkady Dvorkovich, deputy prime minister of the Russian Federation, says some expensive oil projects will be put on hold but the country's companies will not be cutting production in response to the low price.
As world leaders gather in Davos, Arkady Dvorkovich, deputy prime minister of the Russian Federation, says violence between Russia and Ukraine is being escalated by Kiev.
CNBC gives a who's who of the rich and famous expected to attend this year's World Economic Forum.
How will the European Central Bank's first meeting of 2015 affect Russia? David Hauner, head of cross-asset strategy for EEMEA at BofA Merrill Lynch Global Research, says that if the ECB is aggressive with bond-buying and stabilizes oil prices, it could reduce risk in Russia.
Trying to pick an absolute bottom in any market is a fool’s errand, but there are a few signs that a turn may be coming, says "Fast Money" trader Brian Kelly.
The S&P 500 will get a 15 percent return this year, and the Fed will raise rates sooner than expected, Byron Wien said.
With Russia being a risky country to invest in, Martina Bozadzhieva, head of research for EMEA at Frontier Strategy Group discusses the strategy she gives to her clients.
Lifting sanctions imposed on Russia as soon as this month or the next would be "premature" but they will eventually be lifted, says Martina Bozadzhieva, head of research for EMEA at Frontier Strategy Group.