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Russia’s Financial Market 2018: Investment Risks

Alexander E. Abramov – Head of Department for Analysis of Institutions and Financial Markets of the Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration, Candidate of Economic Sciences (Moscow, Russia). Е-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Anastasia A. Lavrishcheva – Doktorand of the Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration (Moscow, Russia). E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The Russian equity market in 2018 came to be more profitable and stable than many other emerging markets, but it continued to lag behind competitors in terms of returns to investors and investment risk indicators. There were more problems that came from non-residents outflow.

Key words: Russian stock market, global stock indices, Russian bond market, federal loan bonds, government short-term bonds, government savings bonds, corporate bonds, regional bonds.