On December 24, 2015, National Rating Agency and Russian Union of Journalists' Financial Press Club held the first joint press conference 'Tough Year 2.0. Development of Economy and Financial System of Russia in 2016'.
NRA's experts presented their forecast on the development of Russian economy and its financial system for the next year.
Head of NRA's Methodical Management Maxim Vasin prepared a macroeconomic forecast, whereas Head of NRA's Insurance Sector Analysis Tatyana Nikitina gave gave a forecast for the development of the insurance sector in 2016.
Special guest of the press conference Pavel Samiev, managing partner of the National Agency for Financial Studies (NAFI), presented his own research – 'Banks in 2016: Impact of Macroeconomic Turbulence, Distressed Assets and Other Troubles'.