TITLE

Russian wealth: political instability could prove a welcome boon for offshore banking

PUB. DATE
June 2012
SOURCE
MarketWatch: Financial Services;Jun2012, Vol. 12 Issue 6, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Market Research Report
DOC. TYPE
Market Research Report
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the potential growth of offshore banking as a result of political instability in Russia under the presidency of Vladimir Putin. It states that Russian high net worth (HNW) nationals hold a large proportion of their fortunes offshore because of political instability. It is also noted that the election of Putin in March 2012 leads to protests which would threaten the country's political stability.
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76438686

 

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