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Templeton's Mark Mobius: Russian stock market is bargain of the century
Russian shares took a double whammy from international sanctions and oil's crash, but the market now offers "the bargain of the century," Mark Mobius, Templeton Emerging Markets' executive chairman, told CNBC.
5 Reasons to be a contrarian and buy Russian stocks
Yes, Russia has a litany of negatives against it — from stagflation and recession, to open conflict with neighboring countries, economic sanctions, ratings-agency downgrades, a sharply declining currency and a megalomaniacal leader. So you might be wary. But Russian market exchange traded funds (ETFs) are among the best performers this year. They’re up about 20% — and 40% from lows in December. Those kinds of returns show the value of thinking outside the box as an investor, and going against the crowd. But it’s still not too late to buy Russia.
Sep 24, 2015
Now Is The Time To Buy Russian Stocks
There is a very compelling case to be made for adding Russia to a long term investment portfolio. Bad news has dominated the Russian headlines for more than a year, and Russian stocks are trading at historically low valuations. But as the adage goes, the best time to buy straw hats is in the coldest depths of winter. And right now Russian blue chips offer an exceptional opportunity for appreciation with relatively limited downside risk.
22.10.2015 Russian stocks are a best buy amid global turmoil Once again, Russia is accused of disrespecting the sovereignty of its neighbors — this time after a recent border dispute with Georgia. And once again, the world shakes its head and wonders when Vladimir Putin will just knock it off and stop acting like a schoolyard bully. It’s reductive but mostly true to say that Russian shenanigans as of late have been borne mainly out of economic disputes in the region. Last year’s high-profile conflict in Ukraine was bred in large part by disagreement on whether to more closely associate with the European Union on trade and immigration, and the most recent border trouble in Georgia stems (yet again) from Russia’s efforts to control crucial oil and gas pipelines.
Why invest in Russia.
The American public may think of Russia as an ice-covered desert, but those investing in Russia see it as one of the hottest places on Earth. Since the collapse of the Soviet Union, the country's economy has undergone significant free market reforms. And between 2000 and 2008, the country's nominal Gross Domestic Product (GDP) doubled, making it a very important emerging market economy.
A Beautifull Altai: The Altai Mountains
Altai is an inimitable in its beauty, full of charm and mysteries land located on the crossing of borderlines of four states, they are Russia, Kazakhstan, China and Mongolia. It’s home for the largest in the world Western-Siberian plain and the Altai Mountain Range. In Turkish language Altai means “golden mountains”. In its name are closely interwoven the legends about countless treasures of nomads’ tribes and mineral generosity with spirituality and primodial beauty of the mountain land ...
Russian farmers success stories: War and cheese.
In a land where European cheese is banned, one man dares make his own br> AT 27, Oleg Sirota was living the Russian dream. He had an information technology company with 30 employees, an apartment in Moscow, a Toyota and a Mercedes. Yet he was tormented by an unfulfilled childhood ambition: “All that time, I was dreaming of farming, dreaming of milk, of cows and of cheese.” He thought about starting a creamery, but saw no way to compete with European imports. ...
Russia's largest fresh milk vendor shares his success story
Owner of the Izbenka chain, Andrey Krivenko, has become Russia's largest vendor of fresh milk in just three years. After having trouble finding a job during the 2008 financial crisis, Krivenko decided to start his own business: Izbenka now collects over $30,000 in monthly revenue, with virtually no assets.
Presentation of the first electric car in Russia in Skolkovo: Mitsubishi i-MiEV
June 9-10, 2011 Mitsubishi i-MiEV, the first commercial electric car in Russia, is presented at the Moscow School of Management in Skolkovo. Representatives of the company "Rolf Import", the exclusive distributor of Mitsubishi in Russia, today officially announced the cost of the car and the start of sales of cars in Moscow and St. Petersburg
Jim Rogers on Opportunities in Russia and Other Markets.
Jim Rogers: Well, I’m optimistic about the future of Russia. I was optimistic before this war started in Ukraine, which was instigated by the US, of course. But in any case, I bought more Russia during the Crimea incident, and I’m looking to buy still more....
Russia Offers Free Land to Foreigners.
The Russian state parliament will pass a bill on April 12, 2016, which will offer free one hectare (about 2.5 acres) of land in that country’s Far Eastern Federal District to both Russians and non-Russian nationals wishing to settle the region.
Psychic Edgar Cayce Predicted Putin Would Save Us From World War III
One of the world’s most famous psychics, Edgar Cayce, predicted that Russian President Vladimir Putin would be a “force of light” in preventing World War III from occurring amid the global turmoil we see today. [AD] His predictions were made over 80 years ago in a series of “World Affairs Readings” about the future of world finance, world leadership, collective spirituality, and the important role Russia would play on the world’s stage. Cayce referred to Russia as being “the thorn in the side of the financial powers” who would try to organise themselves against the good of humanity in a post WWII world.