* Stocks, government bonds take a hit
(adds bonds, updates prices)
* Putin-Biden phone call in focus
(Updates prices, adds rouble 2021 performance)
MOSCOW Russian investment group Aton is considering an initial public offering (IPO) in 2022, potentially joining Russia's corporate listings spree that started last year, three sources familiar with the company's plans said on Tuesday.
* Expects inflation to slow to 4-4.5% by end-22
(Adds Nabiullina comment on inflation in 7th para)
MOSCOW The Russian central bank wants to ban investments in cryptocurrencies in Russia, seeing risks to financial stability in the rising number of crypto transactions, two financial market sources close to the bank said.
MOSCOW, Dec 16 The Russian central bank would
like to ban investments in cryptocurrencies in Russia, seeing
risks to financial stability in the rising number of crypto
transactions, two financial market sources close to the central
MOSCOW The Russian rouble drifted lower on Wednesday, slipping past 74 versus the dollar for the first time in a week as investors focused on central bank meetings this week, including the U.S. Federal Reserve and the Bank of Russia.
MOSCOW At least 10 Russian companies could hold an initial public offering (IPO) in 2022, extending the listing spree that started a year ago if geopolitics, including Ukraine tensions, and other risks do not thwart their plans, bankers and advisors said.
MOSCOW (Reuters) -President Vladimir Putin has lamented the collapse of the Soviet Union three decades ago as the demise of what he called "historical Russia" and said the economic crisis that followed was so bad he was forced to moonlight as a taxi driver.