Interest Rates, Exchange Rate and Liquidity: are there Resources for Investment?
Friday, February 3rd, 12:10-13:30
The year 2011 brought a great deal of turmoil to both the global and local financial markets. Fluctuations in exchange rates and interest rates significantly complicate long-term planning for economic agents. Exchange rate volatility is deterring many portfolio investors. Stoppages on the primary bond market are complicating the task for companies of attracting long-term investment resources. Will currency fluctuations decline in 2012? Are lower interest rates possible for Russian borrowers? Is the capacity of the Russian market to finance the needs of the economy sufficient, and how can it be increased?