Rusal bullish even as Russia slumps

As the pressures of the global financial crisis began to close in on Russia this week, one of the country’s biggest companies, aluminium exporter UC Rusal, warned that businesses were set to be hit in the next few months as stock prices continue to decrease and securing external financing becomes increasingly difficult.

  • 19 Sep 2008

In an interview with EuroWeek, Rusal’s chief executive Alexander Bulygin said he expected global financial conditions to deteriorate further by the end of the year, with more bankruptcies on the cards for both Russian and international banks and companies.

But Bulygin quashed rumours that Rusal was facing margin ...

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