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Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin visits new VTB head office and VTB Capital trading floor

29 December 2010
Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin visited new VTB head office. VTB Bank President and Chairman of the Management Board Andrei Kostin and VTB Capital President Yuri Soloviev accompanied the Prime Minister on a tour of the VTB Capital trading floor. Vladimir Putin addressed his questions on securities/FX trading and the current stock market situation to ECM and DCM employees. 
VTB Capital professionals gave the Russian Prime Minister a detailed account of FX and Bonds trading. VTB Capital is the only Russian investment company with leading positions in key international ratings and presence in key international markets. State-of-the-art technology provides VTB Capital traders with simultaneous access to trading and data resources on key exchanges in Russia, Europe, Asia and America. 

Yuri Soloviev, President at VTB Capital: “VTB Capital acts as a broker for large Russian and foreign institutional investors. Today, we work with over 500 major global investors from 15 countries. Our clients’ assets under management are worth a total of several trillion dollars. The aggregate sum invested in Russian companies’ shares – some USD 200bn – is on par with the volume of the entire Russian equity market”.

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