The same police officer whose investigation led to the death of Hermitage Capital lawyer Sergei Magnitsky in custody in November is now seeking the arrest of a Hermitage partner in the case, the company has reportedly said. ‘The market has gotten used to such situations’: why the metro attacks have not dramatically affected the equities and currency markets. Magnit’s net income increased by 87% last year as the number of stores grew two thirds. French retailer Groupe Auchan SA has reported annual revenue of up to $8 billion in Russia, second only to X5. Truck-mounted crane maker Palfinger plans to concentrate its energies on Russia, having bought an 80% stake in Equipment Technology. Nanotechnology returns home. Bloomberg takes an in-depth look at the basketball investing (and playing) billionaire Mikhail Prokhorov; see a video interview here. Russia may sell some state assets or transfer them for ‘long-term’ management to strategic investors without an auction, First Deputy Prime Minister Igor Shuvalov has said, BusinessWeek reports.