OAO GMK Norilsk Nickel, Russia’s largest mining company, may be the least affected among its peers by the Ukraine crisis because of its dominant position in global nickel and palladium supplies and financial strength.
The Sochi Winter Games pushed the extremes, introducing new sports and new names -- such as teenagers Mikaela Shiffrin and Adelina Sotnikova -- as older athletes made room for soaring and tumbling youngsters.
United Co. Rusal, the largest aluminum producer, said new rules on warehousing threaten to worsen a supply shortfall, helping drive up the premiums buyers pay for swift delivery to 50 percent of the market price.
Amanda Bird, the American bobsled and skeleton spokeswoman, may be unable to adopt a puppy from a dog shelter in Sochi because of difficulties in getting the animal back to the U.S. from the Winter Olympics host city.
United Co. Rusal , the world’s largest aluminum producer, said an exchange-traded fund for the metal is set to start as early as next month, offering support after lower prices forced smelters globally to shut.
Alexander Voloshin , who was ousted as chairman of OAO GMK Norilsk Nickel last week following a disputed board election, will be reinstated at the next meeting of the company’s investors, United Co. Rusal said.