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Yelena Orekhova

Russia to borrow less in 2018 due to lower deficit - Siluanov

Jan 17 2018

MOSCOW Russia's finance ministry plans to borrow less this year than in 2017 as it expects a smaller budget deficit and higher oil revenues, Finance Minister Anton Siluanov told RBC TV in an interview on Wednesday.

Owners of Russia's Promsvyazbank subordinated debt face write-off

Dec 15 2017

MOSCOW The Russian central bank said on Friday it may write off 100 billion roubles (£1.28 billion) in subordinated debt issued by Promsvyazbank to reduce the amount the regulator needs to spend on bailing out the lender.

Owners of Russia's Promsvyazbank subordinated debt face write-off risks

Dec 15 2017

MOSCOW, Dec 15 Up to $1.13 billion worth of subordinated bonds held by investors in Russia's Promsyvazbank are at risk of being written off if the central bank follows the precedent set by previous bailouts this year.

Major Western banks recommend buying Russian government bonds

Nov 30 2017

MOSCOW, Nov 30 Russian government bonds are likely to remain among the favourite picks for global investors next year, despite possible sanctions and a dip in yields in line with falling interest rates, foreign market players say.

Russia alleges Deutsche employee manipulated markets with $5 billion of trades

Dec 20 2016

MOSCOW Russia's central bank alleged that a banker at Deutsche Bank's Russian branch had manipulated markets by conducting 300 billion rubles ($4.87 billion) of trades with relatives over two and a half years.

Exclusive: Russia may borrow in yuan this year for first time

Oct 14 2016

MOSCOW Russia may borrow Chinese yuan for the first time ever by the end of 2016, a Russian finance ministry official said, a step towards Moscow's ambition of using Asian credit markets to compensate for its limited access to Western funding.

Russian market settlement agency woos Chinese investors

Sep 16 2016

MOSCOW Russia's National Settlement Depository (NSD) aims to establish a direct link for Chinese investors to give them easier access to the Russian market, NSD chairman Eddie Astanin said.

Investors can buy Eurobonds easily from Russia's depository - chairman

Jun 01 2016

MOSCOW Fears that investors could find it difficult to buy Eurobonds through Russia's National Settlement Depository are unfounded because it has developed ties with global banks to provide easy access, Eddie Astanin, its chairman, said on Monday.

Russian ruble resumes recovery as exporters seen selling dollars

Dec 30 2014

MOSCOW The Russian rouble staged an uncertain recovery on Tuesday as traders saw modest foreign-currency sales on the final day of trading before the New Year holidays.

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