Sberbank released its latest three-year strategy on December 1, and despite the bank’s rebranding to Sber, it has a ways to go to become a bona fide tech company.
Shares in Russian online retail giant Ozon surged by more than 40% on November 23 in the first minutes of trading after the most eagerly anticipated Russian initial public offering (IPO) in years.
Just days after the triumphant NASDAQ IPO of Ozon, a leading Russian e-commerce company, another Russian digital major, ivi.ru, has started the registration procedure for a US IPO, reports East-West Digital News (EWDN).
Skyeng, one of the most successful Russian startups, has received funding from two major investment firms, Winter Capital and Baring Vostok.
Google and My.Games, a branch of Mail.ru Group, last week announced a joint accelerator program “for promising mobile game studios and projects.”
Yandex.Checkout, a leading Russian payment service provider, is going to run its international operations – essentially in cross-border B2C payment operations – under a new brand, ‘YooMoney.’
Following the phenomenal success of “The Queen’s Gambit,” Netflix’s fictional drama about a female chess prodigy, Russia has released its own version of the genre – except “On the edge” is about female fencing stars
The head of Technologies at Russia's leading supermarket chain X5 Anton Mironenkov is spearheading the digital transformation of the company. He runs through the challenges in an interview with East West Digital News
Sber, Russia’s state-controlled financial and tech giant (previously known as Sberbank), is displaying its ambitions in the field of e-commerce, in spite of several previous unsuccessful attempts
2020 has been one of the worst years in living memory. Worse than 2008. But the global economy should bounce back in 2021 as the pandemic fades thanks to the new vaccines
How 2021 turns out for Russia heavily depends on what, if any, new sanctions US President Joe Biden imposes on the country
Will there be a relief rally in 2021? There should be. In the year after Russia’s previous crashes there has usually been a big bounce-back
The Russian equity market usually enjoys a rally between September and Xmas known as the “Santa rally.” But as investors anticipate the end of the global coronavirus pandemic this year the rally will get a boost and may run longer than normal
Climate change will cost Russia RUB9 trillion ($99bn) due to direct damage to buildings and infrastructure, says Deputy Minister of the Far East and Arctic Aleksandr Krutikov.
The headline seasonally adjusted IHS Markit Russia Manufacturing PMI dropped to a six-month low of 46.3, down from 46.9 in October.
Dubbed the "Magnit of shoes" the regional focused Russian shoe shop chain Obuv Rossii is rebranding and expanding its product range as sales start to recover following this year's lockdowns
Russian cumulative corporate profits slumped in September as the economic recovery stalled. Profits are less than half what they were this time last year on a cumulative basis and a third what they were in September a year ago.
Russian retail investors are finally investing in stocks as they look for better returns following the steady fall of interest rates at banks in recent years. But the CBR is worried that risks for the financial sector are rising as a result.
Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko said he would step down after a new constitution is adopted, state media reported. "I am not going to be the president once the new constitution is in place," he said.
The analysts met with enthusiasm plans by Russia's largest food retailer X5 Retail Group to IPO its e-grocery and express delivery assets in the medium term.