Ruble catching up with oil rally By Ksenia Galouchko, Bloomberg | February 20, 2015 The ruble headed for the longest stretch of weekly gains in nine months and Russian bonds extended the biggest advance in emerging markets, buoyed by oil above $60 a barrel. Ruble rout By Ksenia Galouchko, Bloomberg | December 1, 2014 For the Russian ruble, free float means going from emerging markets second-best to worst-performing currency in a week, with plunging oil prices signaling more losses. Ruble rout By Ksenia Galouchko, Bloomberg | December 1, 2014 Pimco shopping for cheap Russian stocks By Ksenia Galouchko, Bloomberg | June 6, 2014 The California-based investment manager has been buying Russian equities amid a decline with the conflict in Ukraine. Russian traders trade long day By Ksenia Galouchko, Bloomberg | July 15, 2014 The wider time difference between Moscow and London has hurt revenue and morale. Will Putin nix it? Russia finding dis-investing harder than a BRIC By Ksenia Galouchko, Bloomberg | September 26, 2014 Russia’s more than $400 billion of foreign reserves pose a challenge for President Vladimir Putin as he seeks to diversify holdings away from U.S. and European bonds and buy more debt of the largest emerging nations. Russian stocks once again enter bear market By Ksenia Galouchko, Bloomberg | October 2, 2014 Russian stocks fell for a second day as crude oil slumped and investors weighed the risk of new sanctions over Ukraine. Moscow Exchange halts derivatives trading for almost an hour By Ksenia Galouchko, Bloomberg | November 13, 2013 OAO Moscow Exchange halted derivatives trading between 1 p.m. and 1:58 p.m. today.