Emerging Markets Roundup: Russia

PRIVATIZATION PLAN COULD STUMBLE BEFORE LEAVING THE GATE   By Kim Iskyan   In early June, Russia's largest bank, Sberbank, agreed to buy DenizBank of Turkey from French-Belgian lender Dexia, for $3.5 billion. The deal marked Sberbank's second-largest transaction in recent ...

Country Report: Russia

BATTLING THE STATUS QUO   By Justin Keay   Although the government has pledged to improve the business clime, foreign investors remain skeptical that much-needed reform will happen—at least in the short term.   Russia is in a state of ...