If Kyrgyzstan's membership of the EEU proves detrimental to the interests of citizens, joining the Russian-led bloc could prove dangerous for politicians in a country that has overthrown two presidents in the past decade.
Ukraine's interim government resigned on July 24 in a move designed to spark snap elections. Meanwhile, with the violence in eastern Ukraine unabated, international pressure continues to build on Moscow.
"Invest in Georgia, a market with access to over 900m people." That's one of the straplines for the small Caucasian republic's state investment agency. It's an enormous number and it includes, surprisingly, Russia.
July 17, 2014
- Peter Szopo of Erste Asset Management
One of the main surprises in financial markets this year was the rebound in EM equities. The prospect of higher rates should not derail the EM rally, as long as the US and Chinese economic news flow remains positive.