Emerging Markets Roundup: Russia

PRIVATIZATION PLANS MAY GROW   By Kim Iskyan   Putin ally Valentina Matviyenko became the speaker of the Federation Council in Russia’s national parliament.   Oil producer Rosneft may be fully privatized Governor of St. Petersburg and longtime Putin ally Valentina ...

Country Report: Turkey

RIDING THE WAVE   By Justin Keay   Turkey’s economy has performed quite well, but reform is needed at home to build sustainable growth.   Early August saw unprecedented turbulence on global financial markets, and Turkey’s was no exception. On ...

Country Report: Russia

THREATENING THE ECONOMIC RENAISSANCE   By Kim Iskyan   Political uncertainty and continued dependence on oil exports are casting a pall over growth prospects in Russia.   On the surface, Russia looks to be on the rebound. The macroeconomic situation ...

Country Report: Ukraine

Uphill Struggle   By Laurence Neville   Ukraine’s recovery appears impressive, but structural cracks remain that could derail it.   At first glance, Ukraine appears to be in fine health. Having been at risk of collapse in the first stage ...