Industrial Growth Limits the Deficit of Human Resources and Investments // Market Research

The Gaidar Institute’s November Industry Survey Newsletter published the results of a quarterly study of sector growth constraints in 2021. According to enterprises, the main constraint on output growth in 2021 was and remains insufficient domestic demand, but its constraining influence has decreased from 54% to 46% of mentions. In 2020, the growth of the … Read more

The trailers started to move // ​​Operators began to actively buy up the park

Against the backdrop of growing demand, railway operators and shippers increased their fleet purchases, according to the Infoline Rail Russia Top rating. In January-September, 44,000 railcars were purchased, and more than a third of orders were for fitting platforms amid growing interest from operators in the container segment. In general, the operating market is dominated … Read more

Apartments were rated for the holidays // Secondary housing becomes more expensive

The pre-New Year excitement contributed to the growth of average prices for secondary housing in local markets. High consumer demand is now supported by the desire to invest savings in real estate amid high inflation rates and the expectation of an increase in the cost of mortgage lending. But, not seeing fundamental reasons for a … Read more

Share protection // In November, foreign exchange assets brought profit to the shareholders

The last fall month proved to be successful for mutual funds focused on foreign exchange assets: high-tech stocks, precious metals and Eurobonds. The value of shares of such mutual funds increased by 3-18%. At the same time, the funds of Russian stocks and bonds showed a noticeable decrease in the value of shares, but at … Read more

A new type of food is looking for investors // Record growth in food prices requires a techno-revolution in their production

World food prices continue to grow under the influence of strong demand, it follows from the data of the UN FAO, for the year their index increased by 27.3% and reached its maximum value since 2011. Since de facto the previous cycle of modernization of agricultural production in key markets has already been practically completed, … Read more