Today in Russian Business – Nov 11, 2011

Despite Dmitry Medvedev’s promises that they would be lifted this year, restrictions of equity listings on foreign exchanges will remain in place for Russian companies until 2013 at least, when a central securities depositary has been fully established.  The head of the New York Stock Exchange says that Russian companies are now more interested in listing in New York than in London, following a series of unsuccessful LSE listings earlier this year.  The Moscow Times interviews Ron Pollett, the head of General Electric’s Russia arm.  Russia’s upcoming WTO accession promises to overhaul its economy and help it raise investment abroad, says the FT.