Micex-RTS Looking for Candidate for President, Vedomosti Says

May 17 (Bloomberg) -- The board of Russia’s Micex-RTS exchange will meet on Monday to discuss three candidates to eventually replace President Ruben Aganbegyan after a year, Vedomosti reported, citing an unidentified board member.

The candidates for the post are First Deputy President Alexander Afanasyev, former MFK Bank chairman Alexander Popov and member of VTB Capital’s management committee Vladimir Solokov, the Moscow-based newspaper said.

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