Russia & CIS
While the move could raise some suspicions about the real health of Russia’s banking sector, the relative stability of Russia’s top tier lenders keeps investors at ease – for now.
Leading miner Norilsk Nickel spotted a window of relative calm in global markets to sell US$1bn in 6-year senior loan participation notes, enabling the company to extend its maturity profile and capture strong investment appetite from eastern lenders.
Bonds & Loans interviewed Jean-Marc Mercier, Global Head of Debt Capital Markets at HSBC to discuss how effective Russia's banking sector consolidation has been and how well the international banks have adapted to the new conditions?
Bonds & Loans interviewed Konstantin Vyshkovsky, Director of the Public Debt and State Financial Assets Department, Finance Ministry, Russia, to discuss the more prominent developments in the country’s debt markets
Bonds & Loans interviewed Oleg Dzhus, Member of the Board and Head of Treasury at Banca Intesa, Russia, to discuss the current outlook for Central Bank rates and what the expectations on the Central Bank’s monetary policy are for the coming year.
Bonds & Loans spoke with Michael Dunning, Regional Head of Analytics Group in EMEA Region for Fitch, about the success of Russia's macro outlook for 2017, the success of the banking sector clean-up and the prospects of the rouble.
Bonds & Loans spoke with Richard Segal, Senior Emerging Markets Credit Analyst at Manulife Asset Management to get his take on what's driving the Russian credit market, and which sectors he thinks look most likely to generate deals.
While at the annual Bonds, Loans & Derivatives Russia conference, Bonds & Loans interviewed Andrey Bush, Head of Capital Markets Division at the Russian investment firm IFC Solid, to discuss the key trends investors in Russian debt capital markets need to watch out for, drivers of growth in the Russian economy - and the potential “Black Swans”.
15 Mar 2017
As Belarus’ economic woes intensify, the annual bargaining with Russia over gas price threatens to escalate tensions and potentially undermine the Eastern European country’s economy.
Lack of unity on the US government’s future policy towards Russia, coupled with similar divisions growing in the EU, complicate Russian risk and leave an air of uncertainty hanging over increasingly attractive Russian credit.
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