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30.03.2020

Russia’s government seeks right to enact nationwide state of emergency

The Russian government drafted a bill to give it the right to introduce a national emergency throughout the country, including during epidemics. At the moment, the regime can be introduced by a decision of a special government commission at the federal level or locally in regions. Only the president can...

The Russian government drafted a bill to give it the right to introduce a national emergency throughout the country, including during epidemics. At the moment, the regime can be introduced by a decision of a special government commission at the federal level or locally in regions. Only the president can...

30.03.2020

Russian banks’ credit ratings expected to suffer amid oil price havoc

The ongoing turmoil in global oil markets is credit negative for banks in the oil-exporting countries of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) – Russia, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan and threatens their capital and profitability, Moody’s Investors Service said in a report published Thursday, according to the Financial Mirror.

“If economic...

The ongoing turmoil in global oil markets is credit negative for banks in the oil-exporting countries of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) – Russia, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan and threatens their capital and profitability, Moody’s Investors Service said in a report published Thursday, according to the Financial Mirror.

“If economic...

30.03.2020

Russian grain exports set to reach close to 46mt in 2020/21

Through the 2020/21 marketing year starting on July 1, Russian grain exports will total nearly 46 mln tonnes, declared the Head of the analytical center of Rusagrotrans JSC, Igor Pavensky.

The preliminary forecast of grain exports from Russia in the new agricultural year totals nearly 46 mln tonnes, including 36 mln...

Through the 2020/21 marketing year starting on July 1, Russian grain exports will total nearly 46 mln tonnes, declared the Head of the analytical center of Rusagrotrans JSC, Igor Pavensky.

The preliminary forecast of grain exports from Russia in the new agricultural year totals nearly 46 mln tonnes, including 36 mln...

30.03.2020

Russian stocks, rouble on Brent’s tail in ups and downs

The Russian rouble headed towards four-year lows on Friday as oil prices fell again and concerns about the coronavirus epidemic remained in the spotlight, also putting pressure on Russian stocks.

The rouble is one of the worst-performing currencies against the dollar so far this year, losing around 20% of its value...

The Russian rouble headed towards four-year lows on Friday as oil prices fell again and concerns about the coronavirus epidemic remained in the spotlight, also putting pressure on Russian stocks.

The rouble is one of the worst-performing currencies against the dollar so far this year, losing around 20% of its value...

30.03.2020

China stocks end week higher on hopes of more stimulus

China stocks rose on Friday to end the week higher, boosted by hopes of more stimulus to shield the world’s second-largest economy from the coronavirus pandemic.

The blue-chip CSI300 index rose 0.3%, to 3,710.06, while the Shanghai Composite Index also added 0.3% to 2,772.20. For the week, CSI300 gained 1.6%, while...

China stocks rose on Friday to end the week higher, boosted by hopes of more stimulus to shield the world’s second-largest economy from the coronavirus pandemic.

The blue-chip CSI300 index rose 0.3%, to 3,710.06, while the Shanghai Composite Index also added 0.3% to 2,772.20. For the week, CSI300 gained 1.6%, while...


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