Russian stocks are headed for the best performance among the world’s major equity markets for a second straight month as President Vladimir Putin pulls back from the confrontation in neighboring Ukraine.
Luis Saenz, chief executive officer of the U.S. unit of Moscow brokerage Otkritie Financial Corp., has decided to leave the company after today, he said by e-mail.
BCS Financial Group has a problem with the rally in OAO Gazprom.
It was a vacation that Russian stock broker Alexander Antipov said he dreamt about for two decades: a tropical getaway from the harsh Moscow winter to the white-sand beaches of Acapulco, Mexico.
Leveraged investors in Russian stock-index futures are liquidating their positions after the biggest slump since 2008 prompted the exchange to increase margin requirements.
"Both parties want people who are committed to fighting for their principles, who are not afraid and not going to apologize for doing what they think is right."
- Luis Saenz on Aug 21, 2014