Moscow. September 22. Bloomberg included the President of Russia Vladimir Putin in the list of 50 most influential people in the world of Finance. He took 30th place in the rating. The Prime Minister of great Britain Theresa may, the second divided the candidates in US presidents, Donald trump and Hillary Clinton. The top ten also included the President of China, XI Jinping, Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, ECB President Mario Draghi, the head of the fed Janet Yellen, investor Warren Buffett and a Brazilian Federal judge Sergio Moro.
“Yes, he’s in isolation, but the Russian economy has lost its attraction for American and European investors in light of the annexation of Crimea and armed conflict in the East of Ukraine. But Putin is not too concerned about the effect of sanctions and low global energy prices. In an interview with Bloomberg, he talked about significant new investments in the Russian oil and gas industry and with sufficient financial resources. “Today we have absolutely a sufficient level of foreign exchange reserves,” he said. And meanwhile the world is watching, what is the next act of the President of Russia (with a share of the horror of what economic and financial instability it can cause on the oil market in the neighboring countries of Eastern Europe, the middle East and perhaps even in the election of the President of the United States),” writes Bloomberg.
In the explanation to the first place Theresa may stated that in terms of financial, political, and economic turmoil that followed the referendum on the British exit from the European Union, she was able to take power into their own hands and announced that “Brexit Brexit means”, despite the fact that she was his enemy.
Candidates to enter in the rating was advanced by the Bloomberg correspondents from around the world. Then the senior editors filtered the resulting list to 100 names left 50.
In may 2016, Vladimir Putin was among the ten most respected men in the world. According to the results of a survey conducted by U.K.-based international research company YouGov, he took sixth place, improving its position in comparison with the year 2015 on five lines.