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Andrey Ostroukh

UPDATE 1-Russia mulls Eurobond this year with an eye on U.S. election

29 Oct 2020

MOSCOW, Oct 29 Russia is considering tapping the Eurobond market with a euro-denominated issue by year-end but the potential sale will depend on the outcome and consequences for Moscow of next week's U.S. elections, officials said on Thursday.

UPDATE 1-Shareholders in Russia's Vostochny Bank settle corporate dispute linked to Calvey case

28 Oct 2020

MOSCOW, Oct 28 Rival shareholders in Russia's Vostochny Bank said on Wednesday they had agreed to settle a corporate dispute that U.S. investor Michael Calvey has said was the root cause of his arrest.

UPDATE 2-Russia keeps key rate at 4.25%, leaves door open for cuts

23 Oct 2020

* Rouble steady after decision (Adds central bank, analyst comments)

UPDATE 2-Rouble pares losses after Trump rekindles stimulus hopes, Sberbank pays dividends

20 Oct 2020

MOSCOW, Oct 20 The rouble pared losses to firm against the U.S. dollar on Tuesday and stocks recovered from multi-month lows, with shares in Russia's top lender Sberbank outperforming peers, as U.S. President Donald Trump rekindled hopes for a stimulus package.

Russia central bank likely to keep rates on hold ahead of U.S. election: Reuters poll

19 Oct 2020

MOSCOW Russia's central bank is likely to keep its main interest rate on hold on Friday ahead of the U.S. presidential election and following a slide in the rouble on concerns over geopolitical developments, a Reuters poll showed on Monday.

Russia's Yandex and TCS terminate $5.48 billion Tinkoff talks

16 Oct 2020

MOSCOW Plans for Russia's biggest corporate deal of 2020 collapsed on Friday after talks over a $5.48 billion cash-and-share sale of online bank Tinkoff to internet giant Yandex ended.

UPDATE 1-Moscow Exchange bets on retail investors, more listings

14 Oct 2020

* 3-5 new names mull listing on Moscow Exchange in coming quarters

Moscow Exchange bets on retail investors, more listings

14 Oct 2020

MOSCOW, Oct 14 The Moscow Exchange banks on the growing number of retail investors at home when foreign investors cut their exposure to Russia, and stands ready to host more listings in the near future, the bourse's chief executive told Reuters.

Tens of thousands rally in Minsk, police use water cannon

04 Oct 2020

MOSCOW Tens of thousands of people marched through the centre of the Belarusian capital Minsk on Sunday to demand that authorities free political prisoners, prompting police to turn water cannon on them.

Tinkoff founder pledges to keep grip on bank amid plans for sale to Yandex

23 Sep 2020

MOSCOW The brand of online Russian bank Tinkoff will live on despite its proposed sale to technology giant Yandex , the bank's founder said on Wednesday, reiterating his pledge to stay with the business.

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