SPDR® S&P Russia ETF

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  • Miscellaneous

    Why Western sanctions may have catastrophic effects on Russia

    On July 16, the US imposed additional sanctions against Russia for continuing to support pro-Russian separatists in Ukraine.

    By Surbhi Jain
  • Financials

    Why dark clouds surround the investment climate in Russia

    The International Monetary Fund has forecasted that the flight of funds from Russia this year will amount to ~$100 billion—it has already become difficult to acquire capital in Russia itself.

    By Surbhi Jain
  • Financials

    Must-know: US sanctions target flow of investments into Russia

    The imposition of sanctions on Russian firms basically means that the U.S. will no longer invest in these companies—the U.S. is effectively banned from providing closed medium- and long-term dollar funding to the banks and companies on the sanctions list.

    By Surbhi Jain
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Russian Economy Gains Traction as Inflation Nears Target

    Russia’s central bank recently lowered its key interest rate by half a percentage point to 9.25% in April 2017.

    By Mary Sadler
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Why Russia may need capital control measures to save the ruble

    In addition to the recent interest rate hike, Putin may need to exercise capital control measures in order to cushion Russia’s depreciating ruble.

    By Surbhi Jain
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Contraction and a falling ruble magnify Russia’s crisis

    The GDP in Russia contracted for the first time since 2009 in November 2014. Consequently, the Russian ruble fell by about 14% against the dollar.

    By Surbhi Jain
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