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A situation utterly unprecedented
Carnegie Rysslandsfond

A situation utterly unprecedented

Russia began a full-scale invasion of Ukraine in late February. The aim was to rapidly take over the entire country, but the whole has now instead evolved into a protracted...

Fredrik Colliander 1 September 2022
Carnegie Rysslandsfond suspended due to the war in Ukraine
Carnegie Rysslandsfond

Carnegie Rysslandsfond suspended due to the war in Ukraine

Russia’s actions in Ukraine are a tragedy, especially for the people of Ukraine. Putin’s actions are destroying relations with the West, undermining Russia’s economy, and threaten peace throughout Europe. These...

Carnegie Fonder 28 February 2022
Tough month for Russian market
Carnegie Rysslandsfond

Tough month for Russian market

November was a terrible month for the Russian market. Russian military build-up along the Ukrainian border led to a sharp increase in geopolitical risk. Investors sitting on big profits in...

Fredrik Colliander 6 December 2021
Novatek signs UN Global Compact
Carnegie Rysslandsfond

Novatek signs UN Global Compact

Global markets had a turbulent time in September. But in Russia the rise continued, with the market noting a new ten-year high. The reason, of course, is the ever-increasing price...

Fredrik Colliander 5 October 2021
Greater focus on Russian carbon emissions
Carnegie Rysslandsfond

Greater focus on Russian carbon emissions

Like the fund, the Russian market continued to rise in August. It has remained favourable for commodity-related assets, and high gas prices in Europe have benefited Russian gas companies. Russian...

Karin Fries 6 September 2021
Historically high earnings figures
Carnegie Rysslandsfond

Historically high earnings figures

The fund rose 0.9 percent in July and continues its strong performance, while the market as a whole was weak and fell slightly. It was mainly the Russian steel companies...

Fredrik Colliander 4 August 2021
Rysslandsfond reaches new highs
Carnegie Rysslandsfond

Rysslandsfond reaches new highs

Carnegie Rysslandsfond gained over 6 percent again in June, taking it to new highs. A strong oil price naturally benefitted the market, while the perceived political risk reduced somewhat with...

Fredrik Colliander 5 July 2021
Exceeded profit forecasts and strong cash flows
Carnegie Rysslandsfond

Exceeded profit forecasts and strong cash flows

Carnegie Rysslandsfond rose 6.3 percent without any drama in May. Oil prices strengthened and tipped back over USD 70 per barrel at the end of the month. There was a...

Fredrik Colliander 3 June 2021
Geopolitical concerns
Carnegie Rysslandsfond

Geopolitical concerns

Carnegie Rysslandsfond fell 2 percent in Swedish kronor this month, mainly due to increased geopolitical concerns. Russia increased its military presence on the Ukrainian border and then withdrew just as...

Fredrik Colliander 4 May 2021
Good results for InterRao, LSR, Mail, Polymetal, Alrosa and Lukoil
Carnegie Rysslandsfond

Good results for InterRao, LSR, Mail, Polymetal, Alrosa and Lukoil

Carnegie Rysslandsfond rose 6 percent this month despite no reduction in the risk of sanctions. The weaker krona helped the fund to rise in Swedish currency. Oil prices also had...

Fredrik Colliander 6 April 2021
February was a bumpy month
Carnegie Rysslandsfond

February was a bumpy month

February was a bumpy month. The political risk is still elevated from the Navalny issue, and US long bond yields have begun to creep up. Both of these led to...

Fredrik Colliander 3 March 2021
Impact of anxiety and the unfamiliar
Carnegie Rysslandsfond

Impact of anxiety and the unfamiliar

The Russian market rose steeply in early January and then fell back. Carnegie Rysslandsfond ended the month up half a percent while the market fell slightly in Swedish kronor. As...

Fredrik Colliander 3 February 2021
Steel is red hot
Carnegie Rysslandsfond

Steel is red hot

Like most other stock markets, Russia rose steeply in December and was up over 8 percent in dollar terms. The gains were not as big in our own currency due...

Fredrik Colliander 7 January 2021
Good news from Lukoil
Carnegie Rysslandsfond

Good news from Lukoil

November was the exact opposite of October. The news that three different Covid-19 vaccines may soon be launched caused world stock markets to surge, and Russia was no exception. Oil...

Fredrik Colliander 1 December 2020