From Tyler Durden: Trust between Russia and the US has collapsed under the Trump administration, Russian President Vladimir Putin stated on Wednesday, as Moscow delivered an unusually frigid if not hostile reception to Secretary of State Rex Tillerson in a face-off over Syria, shortly after Putin said the recent chemical attack was a staged “false […]
From Dana Lyons: Recent selling pressure has brought the Russian MICEX Index down to a confluence of chart support just above its prior all time highs.
Russia tops the list of countries benefitting most from the year-long recovery in energy and commodity prices, with its economy’s contraction almost over with, according to just-released data.
From Zacks: Russia ETFs, which have had a sound 2016 on recovering economic fundamentals, may face threat from new U.S. sanctions.
According to analysts at Bank of America/Merrill Lynch, Russia has jumped ahead of China as one of the top emerging market economies.
Zacks Research takes a look at the recent outperformance of Russia-focused ETFs and examines the reasons why these funds are surging to 52-week highs.
Russian stocks have surged this year, but many U.S. investors are still afraid to touch them. Analyst Jeff Opdyke explains why they may be missing out on a big opportunity.
A few months ago while attending an economic conference in New York, I heard one speaker say that there were only two smart central bankers in the world: Raghuram Rajan in India and Elvira Nabiullina of Russia.
GoldCore: Vladimir Putin has ordered the Russian state energy giant Gazprom to cut natural gas supplies to and through Ukraine to the EU in a little reported move. It took place late on Wednesday and was overshadowed by the Swiss National Bank
Chris Martenson: For several weeks now the anti-Russian stance in the US press has quieted down. Presumably because the political leadership has moved its attention on to other things, and the media flock has followed suit.
Tyler Durden: Just when you thought it was all over. Having bounced post-CBR intervention and somewhat stabilized, the re-collapse in crude oil prices and continued weakness in Russian macro data provided just the impetus for a re-plunge
Russia’s somewhat flamboyant President, Vladimir Putin, has a problem. Although he has spent much of his time at the helm boasting about how well his country was doing under his leadership, the truth is that the economy has been going through
Jeff Nielson: The Russian ruble fell a further 7% Monday. What is the “reason” cited in the Corporate media for this latest, further plunge in its “value” (i.e. exchange rate)? An “economic report” which shows that Russia’s economy is shrinking.
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The 8th largest economy on the entire planet is in a state of turmoil right now. The shocking collapse of the price of oil has hit a lot of countries really hard, but very few nations are as dependent on energy production as Russia is. Sales of oil and natural gas