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Russia and the global economy

ROAR: G20 doesn't have the answer
World leaders want to reform the global financial system, but do not know how to do it, analysts say.

September 25, 2009 16:33

Russia looks to spur Yamal LNG with tax breaks
At a meeting with global energy giants, Prime Minister Putin extended an invitation to help develop one of the world’s richest hydrocarbon regions on Russia’s Yamal peninsula, adding tax breaks to the enticement.

September 25, 2009 05:29

Pension unlocking could free up liquidity for economy
The Government is looking for funds to kick start the economic revival, with a scarcity of longer term funding options, likely to slow any pull out of recession. That has key players looking at pension funds.

October 13, 2009 09:01

Renewable energy to get Russian kick start
Russia has thrown its weight behind alternative energy sources including wood pulp and water. The government's preparing a range of incentives to attract foreign investors.

September 24, 2009 06:45

Russian investors look to the upside, with further bull running in the offing
Russian stocks are pushing beyond their highest levels in a year with focus increasingly returning to the longer term Russian growth outlook, and cheap valuations.

September 24, 2009 06:00

“Communist Party gold didn’t exist”
The gold of the Communist Party is a myth, says the ex-chairman of the Russian and USSR Central Bank, Viktor Gerashchenko.

September 23, 2009 12:24

Moscow real estate bottoms out
The slump in Moscow's housing market may be near a bottom, after big falls since the market peaked last September. With construction at a standstill, there's already talk of future shortages driving up prices.

September 22, 2009 18:46

Highland Gold posts 1H 2009 net profit of $38.1 million
London listed, Russia focussed gold miner, Highland Gold, has posted a 1H 2009 net profit of $38.1 million.

September 22, 2009 10:46

G20 agenda firms as large scale Russian privatization floated
World leaders are gearing up for Thursday's G20 Summit in Pittsburgh. It's expected to address calls for a limit to be placed on banking bonuses, as well as global trade and fiscal stimulus issues.

September 22, 2009 12:02

Russian stocks put ugly year behind as upside beckons
The Russian stock markets dropped on Monday, after regaining the level of September 2008. They have made Russia the third best performing market this year, with Russian blue chips once again in demand.

September 21, 2009 17:00

Sochi sentiment buoys investors
Business and political leaders meeting at the Sochi International Investment Forum have heard that Russia will be looking to encourage greater foreign investment.

September 18, 2009 21:30

Banking for a better future
With Prime Minister Putin and business leaders meeting at the Sochi International Investment Forum, Business RT spoke with Joerg Bongartz, Chairman of Deutsche Bank Russia, about the Russian economy and finance system.

September 18, 2009 14:45