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Rouble may weaken after currency controls easing

RUB/USD may surge above 65 due to the new currency regulations. The new law will free exporting companies under the sanctions from mandatory FX revenue repatriation, Raiffeisen Bank analysts say.

Lifting sanctions not the be all as Russian economy goes its own road

Russia GDP growth is unlikely to pick up, even if sanctions imposed in 2014 and 2015 were to be lifted.

Molva Weekend: The World in Charts July 1, 2018

  United States & Americas United States - Household Net Worth and Nominal GDP United States - Balance of Payments United States - Real Exports and Trade Weighted $ United States...

Russia wades into global trade spat as deeper waters beckon

Moscow-based experts contemplate potential for Russia to grab America's piece of China market as Kremlin slaps duties on US goods following Trump's metals tariffs.

CBR turns hawkish on VAT increase, US sanctions

Hawkish comments by CBR governor Elvira #Nabiullina have surprised markets, with the regulator stating it would not cut rates before 2019

Molva Weekend: The World in Charts: 16 June, 2018

  United States & Americas GDP Per Capita, PPP - Dominican Republic & Haiti (they share the same island) US Economic Expansions - Historical durations US Budget Deficit...

E.U. Settles With Gazprom Over Antitrust Charges

The European Commission said on Thursday that it had reached a settlement with #Gazprom, finally concluding a long-running antitrust investigation into the Russian energy giant’s dominance in regional gas markets.

Molva Weekend: The World in Charts – 19 May 2018

  United States United States CPI United States budget deficits and selected policy impacts  United States - Monetary base and credit growth United States - Auto loans and quality United States...

Russian Central Bank puts monetary easing on hold

The Russian Central Bank has kept the key rate at 7.25%, mainly due to uncertainties relating to the the US sanctions.

China to splash $12 billion on Mudanjiang -Vladivostok high speed rail

A Chinese consortium including the China Railway Dongfang Group, Prestige Frontier Limited and the Far East Agency for Investment and Export Promotion (IPA) signed...