Investing in Russia

EU tightens the noose on Russia
Vladimir Putin
Oil

EU tightens the noose on Russia

Brussels has proposed a ban on all Russian oil imports. Could that work? Emily Hohler reports
4 May 2022
Is this the end of the road for Russian gold miner Petropavlovsk?
Petropavlovsk's Pokrovskiy gold mine
Stockmarkets

Is this the end of the road for Russian gold miner Petropavlovsk?

Shares in Russian gold miner Petropavlovsk have collapsed 90% this year as sanctions have gutted its business model. Rupert Hargreaves asks if the com…
21 Apr 2022
Russia has become uninvestable
Putin has rendered Russia uninvestable
Investment strategy

Russia has become uninvestable

Geopolitics can create opportunities – but there are times when discretion is the better part of valour.
14 Mar 2022
Index firms write off Russian stocks
Moscow stock exchange
Emerging markets

Index firms write off Russian stocks

Russian stocks will be removed from MSCI’s main emerging markets index at a price that is effectively zero.
11 Mar 2022
The hidden Russian equities in your portfolio
St Basil's Cathedral and the Kremlin
Investment strategy

The hidden Russian equities in your portfolio

The odds are that, however strongly you feel against it, you hold Russian equities in your portfolio. Merryn Somerset Webb explains why.
4 Mar 2022
Ukraine crisis: for investors, things may well be different this time
Investment strategy

Ukraine crisis: for investors, things may well be different this time

Markets have withstood endless shocks in recent years – and investors have usually sailed through unscathed. But Russia’s invasion of Ukraine could pr…
28 Feb 2022
Russia invades Ukraine. What does it mean for your money?
Investment strategy

Russia invades Ukraine. What does it mean for your money?

With Russia launching a full-scale invasion of Ukraine, John Stepek looks at what it means for the global economy, inflation, and your money.
24 Feb 2022
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Markets may be nervous, but a Russian invasion of Ukraine seems unlikely
Economy

Markets may be nervous, but a Russian invasion of Ukraine seems unlikely

As markets, politicians and international observers grow increasingly concerned about a Russian invasion of Ukraine, the likelihood of it actually hap…
18 Feb 2022
Buy Russia – it’s cheap
Stockmarkets

Buy Russia – it’s cheap

If you want to make money investing, you need to buy stocks when they’re cheap. And right now, says Dominic Frisby, there’s nowhere cheaper than Russi…
17 Feb 2022
What does the Russian threat to Ukraine mean for markets?
Investment strategy

What does the Russian threat to Ukraine mean for markets?

A Russian invasion of Ukraine could be imminent, experts tell us. John Stepek looks at how war can affect financial markets, and whether you should ad…
14 Feb 2022
Markets don’t fear a Russian invasion of Ukraine
Stockmarkets

Markets don’t fear a Russian invasion of Ukraine

More than 100,000 Russian troops are massed on on Ukraine’s borders – but the markets seem to think the threat is not as great as many people think
4 Feb 2022
Russian stocks suffer as the world fears it will invade Ukraine
European stockmarkets

Russian stocks suffer as the world fears it will invade Ukraine

Despite a booming economy, Russian stocks look extraordinarily cheap – but if it invades Ukraine, the Russian stockmarket will become all but uninvest…
14 Jan 2022
Russia's rigged election won’t rattle investors
Emerging markets

Russia's rigged election won’t rattle investors

Russian stocks are soaring, despite last week’s blatantly rigged election.
24 Sep 2021
Investing in Russia: risky but rewarding?
Share tips

Investing in Russia: risky but rewarding?

The only investment trust focusing on the world’s cheapest stockmarket is worth a look, says Max King.
14 Jul 2021
How Russia’s dirty money sullies Britain
UK Economy

How Russia’s dirty money sullies Britain

Russia’s kleptocrats have grown used to laundering their money and reputations in London. The government has promised change, but how serious is it?
1 Aug 2020