For the third time, Sberbank CIB1 is among the winners at the annual NAUFOR “Elite of the Securities Market” awards, having taken first place in the category “Best Research” for the company’s efforts in 2015. The award ceremony took place on June 21, 2016 at the Moscow City Golf Club.
Alexander Kudrin, Head of Sberbank Investment Research, Managing Director, commented on the award: “Having again received an award from the National Association of Securities Market Participants, we highly value that the expert community has recognised our efforts to enhance our expertise and provide clients with world-class analytical coverage. Earlier this year, Sberbank Investment Research took first place in the ‘Russia’ category in Institutional Investor’s Emerging EMEA 2016 Survey, and won 12 categories of the Extel Survey 2016. We thankfully accept this NAUFOR award, not only as a testament to our achievements, but also because it demonstrates the level of trust from the financial community.”
Hosted by the Russian National Association of Securities Market Participants (NAUFOR) since 2000, the “Elite of the Securities Market” awards are one of the oldest and most prestigious accolades in the Russian securities market. The winners are the securities market participants who demonstrate the most outstanding achievements in various areas of the securities market over the previous year. Nominations are submitted by professional securities market participants who are members of NAUFOR and the winners are chosen by a nationwide jury which includes representatives of financial regulatory agencies, the securities market infrastructure as well as a number of the most respected members of the finance community. Awards are distributed in 17 categories.
In previous years Sberbank CIB was recognised at NAUFOR’s “Elite of the Securities Market, earning first place in the category “Best Research” in 2015, “Best Investment Bank” and “Best Research” in 2014 and “Best Trading Desk”, and “Best Stock Market Company” in 2013.
Sberbank Investment Research, one of the oldest and largest (30 analysts) research teams on the market provides equity and fixed income investment support as part of the Global Markets business of Sberbank CIB. Sberbank Investment Research delivers comprehensive analysis of the market and publishes daily reports covering the equity and fixed income markets of the CIS, “Russia Economic Monthly”, “Fixed Income Quarterly”, “The Russian Eagle”, as well as other analytical reports covering individual issuers and industry sectors for its clients, and calculates the Ivanov Index. In 2015, Sberbank Investment Research released more than 400 analytical products (excluding daily reports).
The Economics Department, a separate division of Sberbank CIB, publishes monthly economic reports and the “Chief Economist’s View.” In addition to Russia and the CIS, the team’s macroeconomic coverage focuses on Central and Eastern Europe: Bulgaria, Croatia, Hungary, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Slovenia and Turkey.
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