Russia is said to be considering an increase in dividends paid by state-run companies to 35% of...

|By:, SA News Editor

Russia is said to be considering an increase in dividends paid by state-run companies to 35% of profit to boost budget revenue. The move could prove a boon for shareholders of Gazprom (OGZPY.PK) and Rosneft (OJSCY.OB), particularly considering the stocks' weak performances in recent years.