RUSSIA'S BEST BANKS AND COMPANIES - 2008

BANK CATEGORIES Domestic Alfa Bank Foreign Citi Regional UralSib Investment Renaissance Capital Commercial Sberbank Consumer Citi Foreign Exchange VTB Domestic Trade Finance Alfa Bank International Trade Finance Deutsche Bank Energy & Commodity Finance Socitété Générale Vostok Fixed Income Sales & ...

Features : Balancing Act

COUNTRY REPORT / TURKEY Turkey’s Islamist government has narrowly avoided a constitutional crisis, but it is still treading a fine line in its quest for economic progress.   When Turkey’s constitutional court dismissed a move in July to outlaw the ...

Features : Power Play

ANALYSIS / RUSSIA’S GEORGIA GAMBIT Russia’s recent assault on Georgia raises some scary prospects for European nations dependent on energy supplies from West Asia.     Double act: Vladimir Putin passed the presidency to Dmitry Medvedev but still retains much ...

Features : Delayed Reaction

REGIONAL REPORT / CENTRAL AND EASTERN EUROPE They dodged the early fallout from the credit crunch, but Central and Eastern Europe’s economies are facing growing challenges.   All change: Central and Eastern Europes economies are in transition. Next year Europe’s ...