NYSE Euronext Hosts 2012 NYSE Russia Day at the New York Stock Exchange
Participants Ring the NYSE Closing Bell
- Igor Shuvalov, First Deputy Prime Minister of The Russian Federation -
- Olga Dergunova, Head of the Federal Property Management Agency of The Russian Federation -
- Alexei Moiseev, Deputy Finance Minister of The Russian Federation-
- Andrei Dubovskov, CEO of Mobile TeleSystems “MTS” (NYSE: MBT)-
New York, NY – December 3, 2012 – Igor Shuvalov, First Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation was joined by leading business executives, investors, and government officials at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) for the 2012 NYSE Russia Day today, Monday, Dec. 3, 2012. Hosted in conjunction with Vnesheconombank (VEB) and supported by Mobile TeleSystems (MTS), Cleary Gottlieb, BNY Mellon and Bloomberg TV, the half-day conference covered Russia’s economic outlook, investment opportunities, capital markets, and privatization program.
“Russia Day at the NYSE is a unique opportunity to raise awareness of the growth of the Russian economy and discuss opportunities in our corporate sector," said Igor Shuvalov, First Deputy Prime Minister of The Russian Federation. "Russia is becoming an increasingly attractive destination for commercial development and investment and the potential of US-Russian trade and economic relations is enormous. Therefore, starting dialogue and building relationships with those who want to do business and invest in Russia are among our top priorities. ”
“Russia Day at the NYSE will provide in-depth perspectives on the recent and anticipated changes in economic development in Russia while allowing participants to discuss strategic opportunities with market leaders, investors and top-level government officials,” said Albert Ganyushin, Head of Listings – International, NYSE Euronext. “Our goal is to increase awareness among the US investment and advisory community on the investment opportunities in Russia, the country's plans to accelerate and broaden its privatization program and the development of the Russian financial markets.”
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Igor Shuvalov, First Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation tours the Trading Floor at the NYSE.
Igor Shuvalov, First Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation, joined by business executives and government officials, rings the NYSE Closing Bell.
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