The global population is growing and that is changing everything. Exponential demographic expansion is a challenge we are as yet unqualified to deal with, argued ex-German foreign minister Joschka Fischer at the Rhodes summit this year.
Russia's largest state-controlled bank Sberbank has been in talks to buy a blocking stake in Russia’s most valuable digital company Yandex. The state-owned banking giant has been holding negotiations with the founder and main shareholder
bne keeps soldiering on as we believe the transition of emerging European countries into normal democracies with functioning markets is one of the most exciting stories on the planet.
State-controlled gas company PGNiG is building a portfolio of LNG supply deals as Poland works to diversify its gas supplies and reduce dependence on imports from Russia.
Uber Technologies could hold an IPO in 2019. The company has been valued at $120bn by Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley, which is the double of current valuation and exceeds the value of General Motors, Ford Motor and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles combine
Russia's industrial output growth continued to slow in September 2018, down to 2.1% year-on-year from 2.7%
The goal of increasing Russia’s gross international reserves (GIR) to $500bn is not longer a priority for the Central Bank of Russia (CBR), the deputy head of the regulator Xenia Yudaeva told on October 12, as cited by Reuters.
This year thanks to rising oil prices Russia is on course to turn in a record current account surplus north of $100bn.
Russia’s Atomstroyexport is close to completing Belarus’ controversial $11bn Astravets nuclear power plant that will change the energy security mix in the Baltic states.
Ruling by the patriarch in Istanbul creates a schism that deepens the rifts between Ukraine and Russia and could end in violence.
Turkmenistan, hit by a financial crisis that has even led to passport-based bread rationing, will hope for major revenues.
The military phase of the war in Syria is coming to an end and the Russians say they will withdraw their forces, but will happen next? bne IntelliNews editor Ben Aris sat down with Israel’s former prime minister Olmert Ehud to find out more.
The government plans to push the state-owned enterprises (SOE) into increasing the amount of international transactions they settle in rubles as part of the on going effort to reduce the use of the US dollar
A new survey by independent pollster the Levada Center asking which politicians trust the most has seen trust in President Vladimir Putin plunge to 39% in September this year from 59% in November 2017.
Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation in Russia in September remained on an upward trend posting 3.4% year-on-year versus 3.1% seen in August and 2.5% in July, according to the data of Rosstat statistics agency.
BCS Global Markets is a fast growing broker-dealer that has its origins in Russia, but has been diversifying into the UK and US. bne IntelliNews sits down with BCS GM’s CEO Roman Lokhov
Russia's Finance Ministry returned to the OFZ bond market after a four-week break, proposing two auctions of federal bonds maturing in 2021 and 2024 worth RUB10bn each.
After the mass boycott of Macedonia’s referendum on its critical deal with Greece, Moscow may seize the chance to hinder enlargement of the EU and Nato in the Western Balkans.
Former premier and Batkivshchyna Party leader Yulia Tymoshenko says Gazprom must pay "up to the last kopeck", nine months after Stockholm arbitration court ruled the Russian gas giant must pay $2.6bn to Naftogaz.
Russia’s biggest lender Sberbank has shrugged off concerns about both Brexit and sanctions by committing £80mn ($56mn) in the second half of this year to its loss-making London investment bank, bne IntelliNews can reveal.