Trader's 700% Profit Boast Shows Why Kremlin Hates Ruble Swings

  • Speculators decried by Putin aide, top Russian investigator
  • Surging volatility is symptom of free-floating ruble regime

Director of the Russian brokerage Finam, Alexey Mamontov. Phorographer: Kirill Vorobiev

Russian ruble speculators are popping up everywhere and the Kremlin isn’t happy about it.

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