Q&A: How VTB is channelling Russia's growing savings

Vladimir Potapov heads VTB's new, revamped, investment unit. He tells FinanceAsia about the reorganisation and how the bank is using tech to grow the nest eggs of Russia's increasing number of savers.
January 08, 2019

CEFC takes centre stage in Russia-China relations

After investment in Rosneft and En+ the president of the low-profile Chinese oil trader sat on stage with Russia’s Putin at a packed conference in Moscow and promised more investment.
October 24, 2017

Russian duo cut stake in UC Rusal

Through an aftermarket block sale, Russian tycoons Mikhail Prokhorov and Viktor Vekselberg raised $315 million through selling a 3% stake in UC Rusal – an uncommon name in Hong Kong’s ECM market.
October 11, 2017

New Japan-Russia joint state fund lines up deals

Russia Direct Investment Fund and Japan Bank of International Cooperation will officially unveil the venture today. RDIF deputy CEO Konstantin Ryzhkov told FinanceAsia about its plans.
December 15, 2016

Russia’s VTB reboots Asia strategy

Russia’s VTB has installed Pavel Ananenko as Shanghai branch manager and inked a cooperation agreement with CCB as Russia-China commerce gains traction.
December 23, 2015

Russia-China deal flow kicks into gear

Russia and China are steadily forging the financial infrastructure needed for greater cross-border investment. But there is still a long way to go for the two neighbours.
November 19, 2015