All Posts Tagged With: "stock market"

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Russian Markets Collapse, Trading Halted

Russian stock markets experienced another collapse today, dropping to new lows. Trading on both the RTS and MICEX exchanges has been halted until Tuesday October 28th.

Oct 24, 2008 | Continued
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Financial Crisis Spilling into Real Russian Economy

Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin underscored today that the global liquidity crisis is spilling into the real sector of the economy, despite the government’s best efforts to keep the financial sector under control.

Oct 13, 2008 | Continued
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Medvedev to Business: Stop Whimpering

At a meeting on the development of the Magadan Oblast, Russian President Dmitri Medvedev told representatives of the gold-mining industry to stop “whimpering.”

Sep 24, 2008 | Continued
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Putin Is Ruining Russia’s Economy – Kasparov

Writing for the Wall Street Journal, Russian opposition leader Garry Kasparov links the Russian stock market collapse to Prime Minister Vladimir Putin and President Dmitri Medvedev. “Until Russia has a government that is accountable to its citizens, no company or individual will be safe here,” he writes.

Sep 19, 2008 | Continued
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Experts Comment on the Russian Market’s Downward Spiral

Russian experts were asked for their take on the consequences of Russia’s crashing stock market for the country’s economic and political future. Translation by

Sep 18, 2008 | Continued
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Medvedev – US Has Let World Markets Down

Russian President Dmitri Medvedev tried to soothe Russia’s falling stock market, while taking a jab at the United States.

Sep 11, 2008 | Continued