Emerging Markets Roundup: Russia

GROWING POLITICAL UNCERTAINTY HITS RATINGS OUTLOOK   By Kim Iskyan   In mid-January, ratings agency Fitch cut its outlook on Russia from positive to stable, citing increased domestic political uncertainty and potential damage to the Russian economy from deterioration in ...

Company To Watch: Yandex / Russia

'RUSSIAN GOOGLE' BUYS SOFTWARE FIRM TO BOOST MOBILE OFFERINGS   By Gordon Platt   Yandex, the leading Internet search engine in Russia, with a 63% market share, purchased SPB Software last November to increase its mobile services.   Yandex has ...