December 17 was the date for a press-briefing of VTB Capital, titled “Launch of Brokerage Services for Russian and International Clients” On December 17, 2008, a press-briefing titled “Launch of Brokerage Services for Russian and International Clients” took place in the VTB Capital office. Journalists from leading business media participated in the press-briefing: Interfax, Reuters, Prime-TASS, Kommersant, Vedomosti, RBC Daily, Forbes and Finance. Aleksey Yakovitsy, Co-Head of Equities and Head of Research of VTB Capital told the journalists about the development of brokerage services during the current situation on Russian and international markets. Andrey Girichev, Head of Equity Trading department of VTB Capital spoke on the topic, “VTB Capital on the equities market: relevant decisions, first results, future development”. Olga Podoinitsyna, Head of Global Communications and Marketing department acted as a moderator of the event. After the speech of VTB Capital representatives, there was a Q&A session.
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