'Uninvestible' Russia may be removed from MSCI indices - reports

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Western sanctions and central bank restrictions on trading have made Russia's stockmarket "uninvestable", according to information from MSCI obtained by Reuters, making the removal of Russian listings from indices likely. Dimitris Melas, MSCI's head of index research and chair of the Index Policy Committee, told the news agency that the removal of Russian listings from indices was the "natural next step" to take. "It would not make a lot of sense for us to continue to include Russian securities if our clients and investors cannot transact in the market," he said. "It is obvious to ...

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