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Russia protests: What they could mean for Putin
Some analysts argued that Putin might even gain support following the murder. Amid worries about an anti-Russia conspiracy, Putin could be seen "a consolidating, center political figure and an adequate compromise for both left and right," Ovanes Oganisyan, a strategist at MidLincoln Research, wrote in a research note.
February MSCI Rebalancing Watch Magnit vs. Norilsk
No Changes expected.. But 10-40 index might see the switch between Magnit and Norilsk
Les banques russes craignent d’être exclues du système financier
L’autre risque concerne une baisse supplémentaire des cours du pétrole, qui «pourrait conduire à une panique bancaire», selon l’expert financier Ovanes Oganisian, stratège chez Midlincoln.
Выходцы из Goldman и Ренкапа запускают хедж-фонд
Бывший кредитный аналитик Goldman Sachs Group Inc Павел Мамай и бывший трейдер «Ренессанс капитал» Антон Завьялов запускают хедж-фонд на $130 миллионов для скупки активов, подешевевших на фоне ухудшения экономической ситуации ....по данным MidLincoln Research, 22-26 декабря впервые за шесть недель получили приток средств в $177,7 миллионов. Из них на Россию, в которую деньги поступали уже вторую неделю подряд, пришлось $10 миллионов.
Police detain Kremlin critic Navalny at rally
Ovanes Oganisyan, a strategist at investment consultancy firm MidLincoln Research, said that protests are were still likely – despite the suspended sentence. Navalny is also expected to be very “energetic and aggressive” in pursuing freedom for his brother.
Russia vows to challenge $50bn Yukos ruling
"Unfortunately it looks like nationalisation of Yukos went in favor of Putin’s state oligarchs who were primary beneficiaries of the whole process," write analysts at Midlincoln Research. "While now the taxpayers are supposed to pay the state debt associated with Yukos."
Low ruble rates press on ruble
Would CBR increase the rate, pressure on ruble would be less
It Invest will tell about markets in video
Ovanes Oganisian is the initial guest of the IT Invest TV will talk about oil price
Russia Is Ready to Rein In the Ratings Agencies
The worst thing that could happen for a bank in this situation is for their credit rating to be downgraded below investment grade, effectively cutting off their access to financing,” says Ovanes Oganisyan, an analyst at the MidLincoln Research investment strategy consulting firm in Moscow.
Couple of points on Alibaba IPO.
Alibaba rings a bell as biggest IPO is a service company and comes from a country which used to be world's workshop
Rosja drży przed unijnymi sankcjami gospodarczymi
Od dziś wchodzą w życie pierwsze sankcje Unii Europejskiej, wymierzone w całe sektory rosyjskiej gospodarki. Unia zdecydowała się na ten krok, by powstrzymać Moskwę od wspierania prorosyjskich rebeliantów na Ukrainie.
MSCI Launched ex-Russia Indexes. Signaled it will remove VTB (probably its largerst client in Russia)
Как отметил стратег Midlincoln Research Ованес Оганесян, это стандартная процедура при корпоративном действии, однако санкции могут сделать ее не совсем обычной. Кроме того, он отметил, что если бы не было корпоративного действия, то, возможно, MSCI и не проводила бы никаких консультаций
Sanctiones Will Negatively Affect Russian Economy
Russia is much more succeptible in financial sector than in the oil and gas sector
New Sanctions Will Affect Liquidity:
Bloomberg Interviewed Ovanes Oganisian on sanctiones
Russia may be moved to FM markets Category
Russian market moves closer to resemble market in Kazakhstan where infrustructure is great but liquidity is poor and market is heavily concenrated in just a few names
Ukraine Election Brings Market Triumph for Bonds: Russia Credit
Poroshenko's election victory is "quite positive for the Ukrainian investment case," according to Ovanes Oganisyan, a strategist at MidLincoln Research in Moscow. "In Russian bonds there was a move already, but Russia will also be in a much better spot. There is reason to be slightly more optimistic."
MSCI May Rebalancing Preview
According O.Oganesyan, Russia's weight in the index MSCI EM may be even lower - 4.7%. "As the Russian economy as a whole, the stock market there are structural problems. Large companies set too high a bar for inclusion in the index of other Russian companies, so many issuers officials simply have no chance to get into the base for the calculation of indices MSCI.
Wall Street investment bank's dilemma: stay away from or close to Russia?
Moscow Midlincoln Institute strategist Ovanes Oganisian on Bloomberg told reporters that "at the moment this time, only Putin's most loyal partner in the St. Petersburg forum will show up, they will pretend to Ukraine incident behind, but the truth is Russia's position in the emerging markets already are not as important. "
Deposit Insurance Fund gets additional 2 bn$ for Crimea
Furthermore, according to Midlincoln Research Ovanes Oganisian, whats coming to a fund is a way to recapitalise the fund in the environment of higher revoking licensing frequency rates.
Wall Street Ties to Putin Threatened as Sanctions Bite

Ukraine Crisis Nets Billions of Dollars for Kremlin

Moscow Bourse Weight Upped in MSCI 10/40

Upcoming MSCI 10-40 rebalancing

Russia Stocks Climb as Norilsk to Rosneft Gain on Ruble Weakness

Ulyukaev wants to speed up privatisation

俄股市70%自由流通股为外国人持有

Russian Central Bank is up for reorganisation of regional structure.

Masterbank mess could help Sberbank to get hold of

infrastructure

Retailer Metro is moving closer to Moscow Exchange

Boeing 737 Crashes in Russian City of Kazan, Killing 50

Russian oil and gas sector, avoiding toilet paper shortage

My favorite research piece

Is Russia on the Path of Becoming a Frontier Market?

Contact Sport of Russian M&A

Looking for the Center of Financial Mass



Russia's Economic Epic

Trends for 2012 and 2013 | The Moscow Times

Pussy Riot Verdict, What will the market say?

Privatization of the Pension System Delayed

Trends on the Russian M&A Market: Theory vs. Practice

A Pre-election Buy-Back

Will Fast Russian Companies Ever Emerge?

New IPOs Get Squeezed by the Size of Gazprom

History of Russia's IPOs as Reflected in the MSCI Russia Index

AvtoVAZ — an Ongoing Problem

The Last Convergence Attempt – State Firms Must Focus on Profit and Dividends

Small Business Vanishes



The Future Landscape of the Russian Stock Marke

Boosting Russia's Export Trade

Alchemists Sought Philosopher's Stone, Investors Prefer Gas

Recent Research


2015-03-04
Russia BigData February Performance Review
Russia Last Month Review Russia RTSI$:IND Index gained 21.60% last month. To finish the month at 896.63 MSCI Russia Index gained 22.82% last month. Its overall up 21.87% since the beginning of the year. At the same time MSCI Emerging M


2015-03-04
ML Morning Meeting March 4
Russian stock are continuing strongly since the start of the week. China lags. In the news today Australia GDP, Brazil and Poland central bank rates as well as Tinkoff astonishing results. News Russia What House of Cards gets wrong about Russi


2015-03-04
MidLincoln CIS Econ Update Feb 4
Georgia Georgia's President joins European leaders in Kiev 'March of Dignity'/.../White House could determine Netanyahu's fate/.../Georgia records 0.5 pct economic growth in January/... Armenia Turkish president fined for 'insulting' Arm


2015-03-03
ML Morning Meeting March 3
Week starts with Russian and the US stocks outperforming the rest. Brazil lags.


2015-03-03
MidLincoln GEMs Model Portfolio Update Mar 3
Since last rebalancing on 2015-02-16 Countries where we have done well in relative terms include South Africa, Turkey, While countries where we have done poorly in relative terms include Brazil, China, India, Russia, Korea, Countries where we
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2015-03-03
MidLincoln Bigdata Industry/Sectors Overview
Last Week Movers/News/ Total Sector Valuation/ Cum Rev Growth By Sector Communications Consumer Discretionary Consumer Staples Energy Financials Health Care Industrials Materials Technology Utilities Key Industry News Communications P


2015-03-02
Free Preview: MidLincoln Fund Flows
Emerging markets fund flow showed 564.8 USD mn of inflow. While Frontier Markets funds showed 209.5 USD mn of inflows. BRAZIL Equity funds showed -21.8 USD mn of outflow. BRAZIL Fixed Income funds showed 0.7 USD mn of inflow. CHINA Equity fu


2015-03-02
MidLincoln Weekly Econ/Politics March 2
Russia Boris Nemtsov, Vocal Critic of Russian President Vladimir Putin .../.../Russia opposition politician Boris Nemtsov shot dead/.../Armenia's Economic Growth Slows Amid Russian Slump/.../Market Reacts as Russia Cut to Junk/.../Vladimir Puti
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2015-03-01
Notes from Midwest - Putin emerges as a consolidating figure a day after Nemtsov murder
A day after Boris Nemtsov was killed Vladimir Putin has started to benefit from Nemtsov killing. Russian president is now highlighted by many as a consolidating, center political figure and an adequate compromise for both left and right. To the le


2015-02-28
Russian opposition is losing men.
Russian opposition is losing men. Few commentators said that the murder is a provocation. However we do not think that Nemtsov murder is a provocation. Provocateurs needed to risk to kill Nemtsov in the location which could have been watched by top


2015-02-27
ML Morning Meeting Feb 27
In the news its Poland GDP as well as US GDP and bunch of results from Gazpromneft, Novatek, KOC and CSN Brazil under pressure - Petrobras downgrade by Moody�s and Vale reported disappointing set of numbers. Yet we start favoring Brazil. One can


2015-02-27
MidLincoln Commodities Weekly
OIL Brent Brent crude up 5 percent as Saudi sees improved demand for oil Oil falls 2 percent on glut worries; heating oil up on tight supply Drop in US oil rigs leading to Brent price spike: Platts Global Oil Price Yardsticks Tell Different S
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2015-02-27
Free Preview: MidLincoln Emerging Markets Chart Art
Wage Price Index showed that the rate of wages growth in Australia has slowed to a record low of 2.5%. That�s bad news for workers used to higher increases over the past two decades. India Can Not Go UP Forever - time to sell Indian stocks?


2015-02-26
New: ML Morning Meeting
We launch our new Morning Meeting daily publication - summarising key events for markets/instruments for the countries on our list.. BRICST+Frontier.. etc.. Its an extension of our weekly publication with a daily chart, key news, econ calendar an


2015-02-26
MidLincoln Emerging Markets Datamine
Some Useful Data Queries GEM Worst performers 52 wks (Oi SA,Tinkoff CS,Bumi Resources Tbk PT,Sistema JSFC,TMK OAO,CAP SA,Assore Ltd,Usinas Siderurgicas de Minas Gerais SA,Mail.RU,Yandex) Change in earnings estimates (Severstal OAO,Rusal,Siste
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2015-02-25
Free Preview: Midlincoln Research Frontier Econ Update
Lebanon Future bloc calls for consensus to end presidential vacuum/.../Rafik Hariri: Lebanon mourns former prime minister a decade after .../.../UPDATE 2-Lebanon's growth expected at 2.5 pct for 2015 after .../.../The largest and oldes


2015-02-25
MidLincoln GEMs Fixed Income Queries and Stance Weekly
Ukraine Bonds Collapse Russia is Firmer despite downgrade Top 20 GEM Sovereign Bonds Yields Climbs Change USD Eurobonds (Losers) Top 20 GEM Sovereign Bonds Yields Drops Week Change USD Eurobonds (Winners) Top 10 GEM Corporate Bonds Yields
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2015-02-24
MidLincoln GEMs Model Portfolio Update
Since last rebalancing on 2015-02-16 Countries where we have done well in relative terms include South Africa, Korea, Turkey, While countries where we have done poorly in relative terms include Brazil, China, India, Russia, Countries where we
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2015-02-24
Midlincoln Research CIS Economics and Politics Update
Georgia Georgia's President joins European leaders in Kiev 'March of Dignity'/.../ForMin Bogdan Aurescu meets Georgia's Prime Minister and President/.../Georgia Government May Halve Economic Growth Forecast/..../Job growth, gas prices to improv


2015-02-23
Free Preview: MidLincoln Research Fund Flow Weekly
Emerging markets fund flow showed 36.9 USD mn of inflow. While Frontier Markets funds showed 0.0 USD mn of inflows. BRAZIL Equity funds showed 3.0 USD mn of inflow. BRAZIL Fixed Income funds showed -1.2 USD mn of outflow. CHINA Equity funds sh


2015-02-23
Free Preview: MidLincoln Weekly Econ/Politics Feb 23
Russia Ukraine PM says cease fire non-existent, Putin on a larger mission/.../Russia's 2014 Economic-Growth Rate Declines to Lowest Since 2009/.../Western Firms Slash Russia Investment Over Ruble Fall/.../"Breakfast Cereals in Russia (2014) - Ma


2015-02-23
Notes from Midwest Moody’s Russia downgrade totally priced in?
Moody’s Russia downgrade totally priced in? We maintain our positive view on Russia despite Moody’s decision to downgrade Russia rating to Ba1. We however do not like Russian debt as much as we like Russia stocks that trade on earnings yield of


2015-02-23
Free Preview: MidLincoln Bigdata Industry/Sectors Overview
Communications Page .. WPP's tenthavenue Appoints Sudipto Roy as CEO, Emerging Markets Digital Content and the Social Flywheel/---/Emerging Markets Media Content Brazil Telecom Oi Sinking Along With Real Australian telcos may face mass SIM ca


2015-02-20
Free Preview: MidLincoln Commodities Weekly
OIL Opec has ceded to the US its power over oil price The oil price Oil price falls amid worries about global oversupply Wall Street slides on crude oil price dip Supertankers Speeding Up as Oil-Price Rout Seen Adding Cargoes The oil price war


2015-02-19
MidLincoln Emerging Markets BigDatamine
Some Useful Data Queries Oi Sa - an underperformer, GS Holdings - good EPS upgrade momentum, BB Seguridade Participacoes SA - good dividend upgrade momentum,Celltrion - volume is rising on the back of healthy stock price gains, Ruentex highest D


2015-02-18
MidLincoln GEMs Fixed Income Queries and Stance Weekly
Ukraine, Venezuella and Ecuador risk declines, Turkey risk rises Top 20 GEM Sovereign Bonds Yields Climbs Change USD Eurobonds (Losers) BRAZIL (FEDERATIVE REPUBLIC OF) 40, TURKEY (REPUBLIC OF) 24, CAIXA ECONOMICA FEDERAL MTN RegS 18, TURKEY REP
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2015-02-18
Free preview: Midlincoln Research Frontier Economics and Politics Update
Lebanon Aoun turns 80, and still determined to run for president/.../Rafik Hariri: Lebanon mourns former prime minister a decade after .../.../Stronger dollar, lower oil prices to boost economy/.../Automotive sector in Egypt has a h


2015-02-17
Free Preview: MidLincoln Emerging Markets Charts Feb 17
Perhaps Lukashenko wants to get Putin's chair. The inflationary case for a weaker yuan Lower Oil Causes Little U.S. Credit Disruption Coal prices are testing the resistance of the downward trend of the last 4 years. US crude oil inventori


2015-02-17
ML Equity Model Portfolio Rebalancing
In this rebalancing all countries were affected exept China short positions. Since last rebalancing on Jan 15 Countries where we have done well in relative terms include Brazil, China, Turkey, Russia While countries where we have done poorly in
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2015-02-17
Free Preview: Midlincoln Research CIS Economics and Politics Update Weekly
Georgia Georgia President Advises Ukrainians How to .../.../ForMin Bogdan Aurescu meets Georgia's Prime Minister and President/.../UPDATE 1-Georgia may cut 2015 economic growth forecast/..../Association Agreement: investment by today's Ge

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    Ideas From Results
    2015-03-04 Suzano Papel e Celulose SA
    BZ
  • Webcast Alert: Suzano Papel e Celulose S.A. Announces Third ...

    2015-03-04 Odontoprev SA
    BZ
  • Why Vale S.A. (VALE) Stock Continues to Rise Today

    2015-03-04 Metalurgica Gerdau SA
    BZ
  • Gerdau SA - Consolidated Information
  • Gerdau SA - Consolidated Information

    2015-03-04 Gerdau SA
    BZ
  • S&P Affirms Ratings on Gerdau SA (GGB)
  • Trader's Watch List: Gerdau SA (GGB), Seadrill (SDRL), Windstream ...

    2015-03-04 Embraer SA
    BZ
  • Embraer SA (ADR) (ERJ) Declares Special Dividend of $0.18
  • Stocks Alert-Central Fund of Canada Limited (USA)( CEF), Dana ...

    2015-03-04 SOHO China Ltd
    CH


    2015-03-04 CAP SA
    CL


    2015-03-04 Interconexion Electrica SA ESP
    CO


    2015-03-04 Industrias Penoles SAB de CV
    MX


    2015-03-04 SM Investments Corp
    PH


    2015-03-04 Tinkoff CS
    RU
  • Czechs clear Roman Kreuziger of doping charges
  • Provocare nebună pentru Alberto Contador: "Bicicleta ta pe tractorul ...

    2015-03-04 RMB Holdings Ltd
    SA
  • Lentuo International Reports Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results
  • Lentuo International Reports Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results

    2015-03-04 MTN Group Ltd
    SA


    2015-03-04 MMI Holdings Ltd/South Africa
    SA


    2015-03-04 Growthpoint Properties Ltd
    SA


    2015-03-04 Hermes Microvision Inc
    TA
  • Hermes Microvision Inc. Of Taiwan Denied Speculation Of ...
  • Hermes Microvision bullish on Q4

    2015-03-05 CETIP SA - Mercados Organizados
    BZ
  • Brazil's Cetip posts record profit on revenue; debt expenses soar
  • Brazil's Cetip quarterly profit largely in line with estimates

    2015-03-05 Bank Central Asia Tbk PT
    ID
  • Analysis: Dealing with urban agglomeration challenges in Indonesia
  • Only Germany can save Europe now

    2015-03-05 TMK
    RU
  • Dollar's Surge Pummels Companies in Emerging Markets
  • Financial Services: Bargains Still Hard to Find

    2015-03-05 TMK OAO
    RU
  • Dollar's Surge Pummels Companies in Emerging Markets
  • The reason why Asian bond buyers can dismiss oil's plunge

    2015-03-05 Sanlam Ltd
    SA
  • Big moves from AfroCentric
  • Beneficiary funds: look at costs

    2015-03-05 Standard Bank Group Ltd
    SA


    2015-03-05 Exxaro Resources Ltd
    SA


    2015-03-05 Aspen Pharmacare Holdings Ltd
    SA
  • DIARY-South Africa corporate events to May 2015
  • Aspen looking for Japanese alliance

    2015-03-05 Anadolu Efes Biracilik Ve Malt Sanayii A
    TU
  • Migros Valued at $2 Billion in Anadolu Bid for Half BC Stake
  • Slovenian beer maker Lasko seeks buyer and fresh capital

    2015-03-06 OTP Bank PLC
    HU


    2015-03-06 Telekomunikasi Indonesia Persero Tbk PT
    ID
  • INDONESIA PRESS-Telkom to sell 20 pct stake in Sigma Cipta ...

    2015-03-06 ICTSI
    PH


    2015-03-06 RMI Holdings
    SA
  • RMI Holdings: Earnings rise 18% on growth abroad
  • Royce Funds Commentary - 'Bullish on Japanese Small-Caps'

    2015-03-06 Turk Hava Yollari
    TU
  • KAP : TURK HAVA YOLLARI A.O. / THYAO [] OZEL DURUM ...
  • Stock Slide Makes Turkish, Indian Shares Attractive

    2015-03-06 Coca-Cola Icecek AS
    TU
  • Coca-Cola Icecek's (COACF) CEO Burak Basarir on Q3 2014 ...
  • Coca-Cola Icecek's (COACF) CEO Burak Basarir on Q3 2014 ...

    2015-03-09 Lee & Man Paper Manufacturing Ltd
    HK


    2015-03-09 China Resources Cement Holdings Ltd
    HK


    2015-03-09 Sasol Ltd
    SA
  • Sasol Ltd. (SSL) Reports FY14 Results
  • Sasol Profit Increases After Synthetic Fuel Output Rises

    2015-03-10 Sihuan Pharmaceutical Holdings Group Ltd
    CH


    2015-03-10 Adaro Energy Tbk PT
    ID
  • Berau hopes to make up loss with higher output
  • Berau hopes to make up loss with higher output

    2015-03-10 Ayala Corp
    PH


    2015-03-10 FirstRand Ltd
    SA
  • FirstRand earnings show all is not lost for banks
  • FirstRand Targets $924 Million for Expansion in Africa



    Ideas from Econ Events
    2015-03-02 Eurozone Flash HICP
  • Eurozone HICP Due On Tuesday
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    2015-03-02 ISM Manufacturing
  • ISM Manufacturing Index Slows in February
  • ISM: Manufacturing Takes Slight Hit From West Coast Port Dispute ...


    2015-03-02 Ukraine, Russia Gas Talks in Brussels
  • Russian energy minister says to attend Ukraine gas talks in ...
  • Russian energy minister says to attend Ukraine gas talks in Brussels


    2015-03-03 Australia RBA rate
  • Australia housing market spoils RBA's rate cut plans – Rabobank
  • Jobless rate will climb further, warns RBA's John Edwards


    2015-03-03 BOE Carney Speaks at Treasury Committee on Currency probe
  • Bank of England's Mark Carney speaking at 10.00 gmt
  • FTSE CLOSE: Footsie slides into red on disappointing Barclays results


    2015-03-04 Australia GDP
  • Australia's Q4 GDP meets expectations
  • Asian shares mixed, but Aussie firms on Australia Q4 GDP


    2015-03-04 Brazil Industrial Production
  • New York morning espresso
  • Brazil's economy implodes; Rousseff pops to the supermarket


    2015-03-04 ADP Employment Survey
  • US Dollar May Overlook ADP and ISM, Wait for Payrolls to Trigger ...
  • ADP Report Says Private Businesses Added 213000 Jobs in January


    2015-03-04 Bazil COPOM Interest Rate SELIC Rate
  • Brazil's interest rates: no time for wavering
  • Brazil central bank increases basic rate to 12,25%, highest since ...


    2015-03-04 US ISM non manufacturing
  • ISM Non-Manufacturing PMI Seen Slowing to 56.2 -- Data Week ...
  • January 2015 US ISM non-manufacturing PMI 56.7 vs 56.3 exp


    2015-03-04 Poland NBP Rate
  • Poland holds rate but may cut if deflation continues
  • Preview: Central bank decisions this week – TDS


    2015-03-05 BOE rate
  • Who killed Boris Nemtsov? We will never know
  • Boris Nemtsov, Vocal Critic of Russian President Vladimir Putin ...


    2015-03-05 ECB Rate
  • Estonian election sees NATO prime minister face pro-Russian ...
  • Ukraine Prime Minister blames Vladimir Putin for Boris Nemtsov's ...


    2015-03-05 China National CPC starts
  • Bargain Hunt For Tech Amid The Wreck Of Russia's Economy
  • How much more economic pain can Vladimir Putin take?

  • Countries of Focus BRICS+, FSU, Frontier



    BRICS+=CRABSTICKS


    Russia

  • Exxon's Russia exposure surges as long view outweighs politics
  • Russian troubles hinder recovery of Ford, GM
  • Russia Is World's 7th Most Miserable Economy
  • Market Reacts as Russia Cut to Junk
  • Russian patriarch says halving abortions would solve population crisis
  • China's Geely Auto sees 2014 profit halving on Russia, exports
  • Lukoil predicts 8 pct Russian oil output decline in next two years
  • Ron Insana: 15-Year Delay Between NASDAQ Hitting 5000 Again Is ...

    China

  • Prince William meets China president Xi Jinping in boost for ties with ...
  • Spain hits back at Greek prime minister's conspiracy claim
  • China's economic growth expected to slow to 7 percent in first: state ...
  • M&S updates on China investment plans
  • China gripped by smog documentary 'Under the Dome'
  • Camposol's sales up 15.7% in 2014
  • China's Skies Get More Crowded With Launch of Third Budget Airline
  • China's Debt Fix Could Be a Drag

    South Africa

  • Why South Africa's president is right and wrong to blame apartheid ...
  • Lesotho prime minister takes early lead
  • South Africa 2015 Budget: Could Tax Reforms Stifle Economic ...
  • Foschini plans to expand across continent
  • Yields of key cassava crop not keeping pace with Africa population ...
  • SA team in bid to salvage Agoa deal
  • Budget 2015 in a nutshell
  • S. African Budget Set to Deepen Consumer Woes as Taxes Rise

    Korea

  • South Korean President Urges Japan to Admit Past Wrongs
  • South Korea Floats Cash for Prisoner Exchange With North
  • South Korea Looks to Telemedicine for Economic Cure
  • Health Ministry Launches 2nd Phase of “Pharma Fund”
  • Most Koreans say mobile Internet more vital than coffee
  • UPDATE 1-S.Korea Feb exports fall most in 2 years on oil, holidays
  • Naver Folds Open Market “ShopN” within 2 Years after Launch
  • South Korean Central Bank Restrained by Record Debt

    India

  • Strong defence forces needed for territorial integrity: President ...
  • Indian Prime Minister disapproves of Jammu and Kashmir Chief ...
  • Why India's economic plans are bolder than you think
  • India standout performer among BRIC countries: Mark Mobius ...
  • India sees growth over 8 percent, set for 'big bang' reforms
  • Eco Survey: Weak infra, challenging labour laws affecting India's trade
  • RPT-India's Modi passes budget test despite lack of reform dazzle
  • Debt, Teesta waters to figure in Mamata-Modi meet

    Turkey

  • London-based magazine shut down by hackers after criticising ...
  • Won't you ever visit Washington, Mr. Prime Minister?
  • Turkey's economy is teetering on the edge
  • Oman sovereign fund boosts buying of local stocks
  • Just Published: "Body Care in Turkey (2014) - Market Sizes"
  • Elvan: EU creates unfair rivalry for Turkish transportation
  • Turkey's budget deficit at $10 billion for 2014
  • Turkey's miners pay a deadly price for cheap coal

    Brazil

  • Brazil's president inaugurates new Rio road tunnel
  • Countries Questioning Indonesia's Push to Execute Drug Offenders
  • Brazil's Fiscal Policy to Help Lift Economic Growth, Anbima Says
  • As Brazil Tightens Belt, Other Woes Follow
  • For Emerging Market Investors, Brazil Has Become A Hot Mess
  • How would Brazil be affected by big trade deals?
  • Brazil Raises Taxes on Imports, Fuel and Credit
  • Brazil has no plans to issue debt for BNDES, state-run companies

    Australia

  • Australia Presses Indonesia to Delay Execution Plans for Drug ...
  • "Revolted" by Looming Indonesian Executions: Australian Prime ...
  • Australia's economic growth remains sluggish at 0.5% for December ...
  • Air New Zealand says 'strategic rationale' for Virgin Australia ...
  • Joe Hockey's penny-pinching will constrain growth
  • Taking Trade Ties to the Next Level
  • Poll points to threats and opportunities for both sides
  • We must not end up like Greece:Hockey

    Canada

  • Kid President's 7 ways to be awesome
  • Committee won't hear from former prime ministers on anti-terror bill
  • Economy ends 2014 on a solid note, but strength 'isn't expected to last'
  • Disease Genetic Research Making Headway
  • Population growth varies sharply among BC regions
  • Bangladesh on the brink: What it means for Canada
  • Doubling TFSA limits would cost billions: Reports
  • Instalment loans the new high-interest danger for consumers

    Former Soviet Union Countries


    Georgia

  • Georgia's President joins European leaders in Kiev 'March of Dignity'
  • White House could determine Netanyahu's fate
  • Georgia records 0.5 pct economic growth in January
  • Greenberg Traurig Continues Expansion in Palm Beach County ...
  • Electric Membership Corporations (EMCs) Report Outages
  • McDonald's earnings fall; changes afoot to woo customers
  • What's Wrong With Georgia?
  • The Worst-Run States In America

    Armenia

  • Turkish president fined for 'insulting' Armenia peace statue
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    Belarus

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    Russia

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    Kazakhstan

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    Latvia

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    Lithuania

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    Estonia

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    Kyrgyzstan

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    Tajikistan

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    Turkmenistan

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    Moldova

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    Ukraine

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    Croatia

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    Mauritus

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    Tunisia

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    Estonia

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    Serbia

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    Ukraine

  • Ukraine to Buy 'Defensive' Weapons in UAE, President Says
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    Bulgaria

  • Bulgaria President to meet with Chairman of Georgia Parliament
  • Bulgaria PM: Shocking delay in Struma motorway's Lot 4 construction
  • Bulgaria Economic Growth Slows Further
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  • Bulgaria's 2014 Budget Deficit Could Rise to 4.5%/GDP
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    Lithuania

  • Lukashenko sends birthday greetings to Lithuania President
  • Lithuanian prime minister arrives in Oman on first-ever official visit
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    Kuwait

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  • Kuwait must deliver on PPP programme
  • UAE remains top Mideast market for Japan
  • Oil price decline cuts Kuwait budget surplus by 26pc
  • In Iraq, Lost Wonder of World Crumbles, Bombs Explode

    Nigeria

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  • Experts See Improvement in Industry, Trade
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    Argentina

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    Pakistan

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    Morocco

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    Kazakhstan

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    Lincoln is the Capital of

    Nebraska

    Did you know?

    1.In Nebraska they eat cinnamon rolls with chilli!

    Only People From Nebraska Understand

    Source: Jillian Hall via www.jillianmaryhall.com

    Don’t bother serving chili unless it includes a side of cinnamon rolls. There’s nothing like a bite of savory spiciness followed by a nibble of homey sweetness.

    Nebraskans who have grown up with this amazing combo are always floored when people from elsewhere have never heard of it. Don’t knock it either–once you try it you’ll wonder how you didn’t think of it before.

    2. Aksarben Isn’t A Nonsense Word

    Only People From Nebraska Understand

    Source: Ak-sar-ben River City Rodeo and Stock Show via Facebook

    For those not from the place where The Good Life abounds, Aksarben is Nebraska spelled backwards.

    Once a gloried race track in Omaha, it’s used in everything from names of businesses to shopping centers to a rodeo and stock show. It’s most prevalent in Omaha, but you’ll still see it other places in the state.

    Yeah, it may seem a little silly, but it’s better than Amohalko or Aigroeg, right?

    3. Dorothy Lynch Is More Than Just Dressing

    Only People From Nebraska Understand

    Source: www.dorothylynch.com

    You’ll know this native condiment of Nebraska by its bright orange hue and big flecks of black pepper throughout. Manufactured in Duncan (population 351), this thick, sweet dressing is a little bit spicy and boasts a homemade taste.

    It’s used in home-cooked recipes galore, from marinades to side dishes. Ex-Nebraskans are known to have it shipped to the coasts to satisfy that craving for a taste of home.

    4. Nebraskans Don’t Measure In Miles, They Measure In Time

    Only People From Nebraska Understand

    Source: Flickr user Kathleen Waters Photography

    Nebraska features a large expanse of interstate and highway roads, but locals don’t measure in miles.

    If you ask a Nebraskan how far it is from Lincoln to Grand Island, you probably won’t get the answer “100 miles.” You’re way more likely to hear, “Oh, about an hour and a half.”

    With long stretches of road ahead and few cities to slow you down, time is the best way to measure a trip.

    5. O’Neill Is The ONLY Place To Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day

    Only People From Nebraska Understand

    Source: O’Neill Nebraska Chamber of Commerce via Facebook

    This “Irish Capital of Nebraska” is the only place to go for St. Patrick’s Day. Located in the proverbial middle-of-nowhere in the northern part of the state, O’Neill goes all out for the holiday.

    The town explodes with Irish dancers, food and, of course, drinking. Locals paint a shamrock on Main Street and head down to paint the famous “Green Horse from O’Neill” for the parade the Friday before.

    If you stop by the Good Timin’ bar you’ll be treated to a gallon milk jug full of green keg beer for around $4. It’s a down-home party only Nebraskans could throw.

    6. Every Small Town Has A Rival

    Only People From Nebraska Understand

    Source: Flickr user The People’s Tribune

    If you live in Central City, you hate Aurora and you can’t wait to beat the pants off them come football season. The same goes for Cozad and Gothenburg.

    Even though the only difference outsiders notice is that one town probably has a drive-in called Dairy Cream while the other has one called Dairy King, the natives will quickly expound on the differences in each community and why theirs is superior.

    7. Husker Game Day Is A Hallowed Event

    Only People From Nebraska Understand

    Source: Flickr user Dave Williss

    Pretty much everything in Nebraska comes to a halt on Saturdays during football season. Memorial Stadium becomes the third largest city in Nebraska, and every television is set to the same channel.

    Weddings, festivals and birthday parties are planned with Cornhusker games in mind. Don’t try to have a garage sale or any other kind of event on game day–it’s just not happening.

    8. Nebraskans Have Perfected The Art Of The Road Trip

    Only People From Nebraska Understand

    Source: Flickr user shannonpatrick17

    Nebraska may be known as flyover country, but get out on the open road and there’s plenty to find–from the picturesque and beautiful sandhills up North to the banks of the Platte River.

    The locals know which small towns boast the best cafes, where to find the perfect antique market and which small-town festivals shouldn’t be missed. With plenty of highways and backroads, you never know what you’ll run into on the plains of Nebraska.

    9. Arbor Lodge State Historical Park Is More Beautiful Than Any Other Place On Earth

    Only People From Nebraska Understand

    Source: Arbor Lodge State Historical Park via Facebook

    Home of Arbor Day, Arbor Lodge is a popular destination for weddings and weekend getaways. One look and you can see why. The beautiful trees, breathtaking rose garden and stately Lodge are certain to rival any other destination in terms of aesthetic appeal.

    Located near Nebraska City, autumn is definitely the best time to visit. Fall colors, leaves and apples abound, making it the place Nebraskans flock to for a charming local getaway.

    10. It May Be 70 Degrees Today, But It’s Snowing Tomorrow

    Only People From Nebraska Understand

    Source: Flickr user shannonpatrick17

    You’ve heard the old adage ”If you don’t like the weather wait five minutes,” but in Nebraska it holds true.

    It’s not out of the ordinary to go from wearing a parka to shorts in the same day. There are legitimately consecutive days with temperature differences of 70 degrees. Nebraskans are so used to it they plan outdoor events in advance anyway–now that’s hardcore.

      Midlincoln Research · midlincoln.com