Tue, May 3, 2016
A A A
Welcome Guest
Free Trial RSS
Get FREE trial access to our award winning publications
Alternative Market Briefing

Investors in Russia may lose a lot

Friday, August 01, 2014

amb
Flag of Russia
Benedicte Gravrand, Opalesque Geneva:

Russia is making the headlines almost daily, and these are especially tied to the crash of MH17, Ukraine, and new economic sanctions.

New sanctions On Tuesday 29th July, the European Union announced its intention to start trade and economic sanctions against Russia, aiming at access to EU capital markets, defense exports, energy related equipment and technology and sensitive technology, it was reported. President Obama announced a new round of U.S. measures that would affect "key sectors of the Russian economy," straight after. Among other actions, he expanded the list of U.S.-sanctioned banks and defense companies.

The European measures were published yesterday, and take effect today. As was widely expected, according to global specialist law firm Dechert LLP, the measures limit access to EU capital markets for Russian State-owned financial institutions, establish an export ban for dual use goods for military end users, and curtail Russian access to sensitive technologies, particularly in the field of the oil sector. These measures have some similarities to the recent ......................

To view our full article Click here

Today's Exclusives Today's Other Voices More Exclusives
Previous Opalesque Exclusives                                  
More Other Voices
Previous Other Voices                                               
Access Alternative Market Briefing


  • Top Forwarded
  • Top Tracked
  • Top Searched
  1. Hedge funds see $14.3bn outflows in Q1, CTAs and multi-strategy lead net inflows[more]

    Komfie Manalo, Opalesque Asia: The hedge fund industry saw net outflows of investor capital in the first quarter of the year, totaling $14.3bn, data from Preqin showed. This continues from the $8.9bn overall net outflows that funds recorded in Q4

  2. Third Point calls Q1 "catastrophic" for hedge funds[more]

    Bailey McCann, Opalesque New York: The first quarter of this year was rocky for hedge funds based on aggregate performance from the industry, but now we are beginning to hear what the managers thought of it as quarterly letters make their way to investors. Dan Loeb, CEO of New York-based $17 bill

  3. Asia - Stabilization of China's capital outflows may hinge on Janet Yellen, Fink says China to do well this year as bubble threat postponed, Chinese hedge fund to invest in India’s infrastructure[more]

    Stabilization of China's capital outflows may hinge on Janet Yellen From Bloomberg.com: Whether China’s recent stabilization of its currency and capital outflows continues -- or downside pressure reignites -- may hinge in large part on Janet Yellen. If the Federal Reserve chair sticks to

  4. …And Finally - After all, judges are human too[more]

    From Newsoftheweird.com: In March, one District of Columbia government administrative law judge was charged with misdemeanor assault on another. Judge Sharon Goodie said she wanted to give Judge Joan Davenport some files, but Davenport, in her office, would not answer the door. Goodie said once the

  5. Comment - Unmasking the men behind Zero Hedge, Wall Street's renegade blog[more]

    From Bloomberg.com: Colin Lokey, also known as "Tyler Durden," is breaking the first rule of Fight Club: You do not talk about Fight Club. He’s also breaking the second rule of Fight Club. (See the first rule.) After more than a year writing for the financial website Zero Hedge under the n