Sberbank retakes Russia’s equity King of the Castle title

Ben Aris in Berlin February 24, 2019

Russia’s state owned retail banking giant Sberbank is back on top as the most valuable stock on the Russian equity capital market, worth a massive $69.4bn as of February 22.

Floods of foreign companies coming to Uzbekistan to implement projects

bne IntelliNews February 21, 2019

The most populous country in Central Asia and a natural production base, Uzbekistan remains almost untouched by foreign investors -- until now. Foreign companies are flooding into the country to look for opportunity

Russian dividend season about to open

Ben Aris in Berlin February 20, 2019

Russian companies pay the highest dividends in the world. At the moment the average dividend yield if 6.8%, which is around twice that of the benchmark MSCI Emerging Markets (EM) index.

Ukraine's flourishing e-commerce sector is catching up with Russia's

Ben Aris in Berlin February 19, 2019

Ukraine saw the second fastest e-commerce sector growth in Europe last year, up by just under a third, according to the EU-funded Better Regulation Delivery Office.