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Gene Zolotarev

About Gene Zolotarev

Gene Zolotarev is the founder and main shareholder of the Maximus Group. Prior to founding the Maximus Capital, he worked in the investment banking and asset management fields for two decades. He held a number of senior executive positions at the largest US, Russian and Baltic commercial and investment banks. He worked at Parex Bank, where he was responsible for capital markets, asset management, brokerage, investment banking, etc. He was also Senior Vice President at the Republic National Bank of New York.

Ukraine’s Economy in 2017 — When Dreams of Growth Meet Geopolitical Reality

Those who follow the ups and downs of Ukraine’s economy cannot help but ask one obvious question — what is the “cause” behind all this “effect”? While the obvious disconnect between the economic data and market performance is sometimes baffling, we need to listen closely to the sources that matter more, such as the International Monetary Fund (IMF), the US Department of State, etc. and less to those that matter less — the Ukrainian Ministries of Economy, Finance, and the Central Bank, etc.).  Continue reading Ukraine’s Economy in 2017 — When Dreams of Growth Meet Geopolitical Reality