Russia needs change to spur gains

Russia has a huge economy, considerable natural resources, especially oil and gas, and a large labour force. Its emergence from communist rule in 1990 and the large-scale privatization of government-owned entities raised hopes that it would become one of the top-performing emerging economies.
Despite the strong… Read More

Russia ETF reflects country’s significant risk

Declining commodity prices and international sanctions have hurt the Russian economy. But despite that, the country has proved surprisingly resilient. The economy is on a modest growth path, government finances are in reasonable shape, inflation is under control and the currency has stabilized.
Here is one… Read More