RUSSIA - Russian energy giant Gazprom has approved a deal to sell a 24.8% stake in Gazprombank to non-state pension fund Gazfond.
Following this announcement, the Gazprom board of directors also approved the purchase of a 19.87% stake in Mosenergo, the Moscow power utility. This would see Gazprom's stake in Mosenergo upped to a...
GLOBAL - Franklin Templeton's Mark Mobius has said Russia is his current emerging market of choice and suggested concerns over corporate governance are misplaced.
Africa and Russia represent some of the best investment opportunities for funds considering emerging and frontier markets, Danish pension funds heard.
UK/RUSSIA - Trustees of HMV's pension scheme are in discussions with the retailer over its intended £53m ($85m)sale of the Waterstone's book chain.
RUSSIA - Russian Finance Minister Alexei Kudrin's proposal to raise the retirement age is an attack on the United Russia party that Prime Minister Vladimir Putin chairs, a senior party official said.
Raquel Pichardo-Allison talks to Pavel Teplukhin, president of Troika Dialog Asset Management, about the state of Russia's pension reform five years after the second pillar went into force