Tagged: russia

Stocks Tumble in Russia After U.S. Adds Sanctions

Stocks Tumble in Russia After U.S. Adds Sanctions

Shares in banks and energy were down Stock markets in Russia plummeted on Friday as investors appeared spooked by the latest sanctions from the United States. Shares in Russia’s largest bank, Sberbank, fell by...

America Can’t Fix Europe’s Russian Energy Problem

America Can’t Fix Europe’s Russian Energy Problem

With the tumult in the Ukraine continuing, there’s been a lot of talk over the last week about how the U.S. may have a major lever in the fight against Putin’s Russia—petro-politics. Usually, it’s...

Russia, the Ukraine, and the Markets: Broken BRICs

Russia, the Ukraine, and the Markets: Broken BRICs

For a couple of years now, one of my very smartest sources, Ruchir Sharma, head of emerging markets at Morgan Stanley Investment Management, has been saying that the emerging market story was over. Coming...

Cyprus Banking Crisis: Will Russia Ride to the Rescue?

Cyprus Banking Crisis: Will Russia Ride to the Rescue?

The Cyprus government is scrambling to find alternative ways to fund its part of an E.U. bailout, including asking for help in Moscow, after the island’s parliament resoundingly rejected the terms initially agreed. The...