Archive for May 2011

Russian economic growth slows

May 17th, 2011 | By | Category: Asides

The latest preliminary figures from Russia’s Federal Statistics Service show that the country’s economy grew 4.1 per cent in the first quarter of 2011, view compared with the same period in 2010. The growth was broadly in keeping with government projections, viagra 100mg with Prime Minister Vladimir Putin predicting an overall GDP growth of 4.2 [...]

Rouble hits two-month high against euro

May 10th, 2011 | By | Category: Rouble News

The rouble this morning climbed to a two-month high against the euro. Russian markets opened again today after a three-day weekend. Financial analysis shows that despite the gain on the euro, viagra 60mg the rouble fell against the dollar, dosage thanks to increasing risk aversion around the world. This risk aversion also affected the Russian [...]

Rouble set to strengthen further

May 3rd, 2011 | By | Category: Central Bank

The Central Bank of Russia has indicated that it may raise interest rates to further strengthen the rouble. First Deputy Chairman of the bank, pharm Alexei Ulyukayev, told reporters last week, "I see further upside potential". The rouble now stands at its highest level against the dollar since 2008. Senior figures at the Central Bank [...]