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Passive Funds Investing in Russian Stocks Have Had a Good 1Q16
All passive funds have outpaced the actively managed LETRX in 1Q16. Picks from the information technology sector did the LETRX in.
The Russian Economy Has Been Hurt by Crude, Economic Sanctions
The Russian economy remained in recession after having declined by 3.8% in 4Q15 from a year ago. The figure was released by Russia’s Federal Statistics Service.
Are the BRICS Nations Standing on a Shaky Foundation?
Among the BRICS, the most concerning at this point in time is China. The world’s second largest economy is slowing down and undergoing a structural shift.
Where Is Russia Headed? The World Bank Has Made Its Prediction
According to the World Bank’s baseline projections, Russia’s economy will remain in recession through 2016.
Energy Export Dependency Hurt the Russian Economy
The Russian economy is dependent on oil and gas exports. Because of this, looking at terms of trade for Russia is important.
The Big Bear: Russia in Recession
In its report on Russia’s economy, the World Bank notes that the recession in Russia began in 4Q14.