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Macro-Advisory is one of the most recognised names in strategic consulting in Eurasia

Macro-Advisory is a highly visible name in all areas associated with Eurasia. Our analysts are regularly quoted in the world’s major media outlets and are frequent presenters at events focused on industries or countries in and concerning the region. A sample of articles, citing Macro-Advisory analysts, is in the news section below. There are also links to broadcast TV interviews in which our analysts appear. Some recent articles written by our team, and which appear in third party sites and publications, are in the published articles section.

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  • ABC News
  • ABC Radio
  • Al Jazeera
  • Arab Times
  • BBC News
  • BBC World Business Report
  • BBC World Service
  • Bloomberg
  • BNE Business New Europe
  • BNE IntelliNews
  • Business Mirror
  • China Dialogue
  • CNBC
  • Consortium News
  • Disruption Banking
  • Dukascopy TV
  • Energy Intelligence
  • Euro News
  • Financial Times
  • Fortune
  • Independent
  • independent.ie
  • Kuwait Times
  • National Interest
  • New Economy Observer
  • New Europe
  • Russia Matters
  • Russian Analytical Digest
  • S&P Global
  • The Moscow Times
  • TRT World
March 6, 2021

Russia gathers thousands for business forum despite COVID

SAINT PETERSBURG, Russia: A flagship economic forum has returned to Saint Petersburg, with Russia aiming to signal it has moved beyond the coronavirus pandemic and is open for business despite political tensions. The Saint Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF), often dubbed the Russian Davos, officially starts yesterday and is the country’s main showcase for investors, attracting political and business leaders from around the world.

Sanctions risk on Russia is over-priced

Investors into Russian stocks, bonds and the ruble are holding their breath, waiting to see how bad the widely expected US sanctions on Russia will be. But the growing consensus is that the US sanctions will be light and merely symbolic.
February 11, 2021

Gazprom’s TurkStream draws less heat than Nord Stream 2

Gazprom’s TurkStream natural gas pipeline to Turkey and Southeast Europe has drawn less opposition, certainly compared with the controversial Nord Stream 2 from Russia to Germany, although its goal has been the same – to allow Russian gas to reach European markets without transiting Ukraine.
October 29, 2020

Experts Fear Calvey Settlement Rewards Strong-Arm Tactics

The multimillion dollar settlement reached in the Baring Vostok civil case shows strong-arm tactics and criminalization of business disputes are still an effective ways to settle corporate conflicts in Russia, analysts told The Moscow Times.
October 28, 2020

Russia’s Baring Vostok Hits Paydirt With Kaspi.kz

This has turned out to be one of the best companies that Moscow-based private equity firm Baring Vostok ever bought. It’s Kaspi.kz. For those who have never heard of it, it’s the fintech arm of Kaspi Bank, Kazakhstan’s biggest bank, and it just happened to be the second largest IPO on the London Stock Exchange this year.
October 26, 2020

US ELECTION: Sanctions likely to dominate US-Russia energy links post election

Analysts expect sanctions to continue to dominate US-Russia energy links after the November election, with some forecasting that a Joe Biden administration could be more likely to drive an improvement in relations in the medium term.
October 6, 2020

EEU riven by instability from Bishkek to Belarus

What’s wrong with the Eurasia Economic Union (EEU), the economic block set up by Russia that is a copy of the EU and was supposed to promote stability and prosperity throughout the Eurasian landmass?
September 18, 2020

The inside story of Roman Abramovich and Chelsea’s new era

Special report: Russian has invested over £200m this summer, restoring his status as one of football’s key figures and forming a new key chapter in his ownership of Chelsea.
June 17, 2020

OPEC+ passes first test, but more challenges ahead

The price of Brent crude rallied 121% from the April 24 low to the June 8 high but has fallen 10% recently as a second wave of coronavirus has spooked traders and investors worried by further damage to the global economic recovery, Chris Weafer, co-founder of Macro-Advisory in Moscow, wrote in a note to investors on June 15.
April 9, 2020

Russia Is Well-Positioned to Weather COVID-19’s Economic Fallout

Russia is in a relatively good position to survive the COVID-19 crisis and several months of low oil revenues. This is because of the changes it was forced to make to its monetary and fiscal management as a result of the sanctions and the previous oil price collapse in 2014. While the economy does look set to contract by between 0.5 and 1 percent, instead of the expected growth of 2 percent, Russia will avoid a financial crisis and the government has enough financial resources to fund recovery programs when conditions improve. It may not even have to scale back existing spending plans by too much or too early.
March 11, 2020

Saudi Arabia really needs a higher oil price, Macro-Advisory CEO says

March 7, 2020

COVID-19 no hit for Russian oil exports to China

Russia’s oil exports to China were almost unaffected last month amid the coronavirus outbreak as the East Asian country has been benefiting from lower oil prices and building its strategic oil reserves, Chris Weafer, founder of Macro-Advisory in Moscow, told New Europe on 4 March.
January 9, 2020

Oil price jump: an inevitable knee-jerk reaction to the killing of Soleimani

Oil prices spiked on 3 January on news that Qassem Suleimani, commander of Iran’s elite Quds Force and architect of its growing military influence in the region, was killed at Baghdad’s airport during a drone airstrike authorised by US President Donald J. Trump, a move that has heightened geopolitical tensions. Traders fear a retaliation from Iran could disrupt world access to oil supplies.
January 9, 2020

“Big Uncertainty” over US oil output in 2020 will be critically important to oil prices, analysts say

Speaking to CNBC’s “Squawk Box Europe” on Thursday, Chris Weafer, suggested three “critical factors” were set to have the greatest influence over crude futures this year.
November 18, 2019

Russian Pride and US Exceptionalism

Riva Enteen reports on a recent citizens’ delegation to Russia and the chance to consider the country and its recent turbulent history from the vantage point of people living there.

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