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 Bank of Russia raises key rate to last year level

The Bank of Russia Board of Directors decided to raise the key rate by 0.25 pp to 7.75% per annum today. The regulator said in a press release that the decision taken is proactive in nature and is aimed at limiting inflation risks that …

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U.S. Fed leaves rates unchanged

The U.S. Federal Reserve left interest rates unchanged and stayed on course to hike in December as strong economic growth, higher tariffs and rising wages look set to spur inflation.  The unanimous 9-0 decision left the …

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 Russia's central bank extends key rate pause

The Board of Directors of the Russian Central Bank has kept the key rate at the level of 7.25% today again. It was the third consecutive board meeting the bank had decided to hold the key rate, citing risks of higher inflation. …

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Russia's Central Bank freezes key rate

The Board of Directors of the Russian Central Bank has kept the key rate at the level of 7.25%. "The Bank of Russia has reviewed the inflation forecast upwards considering the planned increase of the value added tax in 2019. This …

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Central Bank promises Russians easy long money

Inflation dynamics enables the Russian Central Bank to cut further its key rate, the regulator’s First Deputy Chief Ksenia Yudaeva said. "Obviously, the current inflation dynamics allows a reduction," …

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Russia’s Central Bank pauses key rate cuts

The Board of Directors of the Russian Central Bank decided to keep the key rate at 7.25% per annum, based on the results of its meeting today. "Annual inflation remains low. The April weakening in the ruble against the backdrop of …

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 Putin describes conditions for lowering key rate

Russian President Vladimir Putin said under what conditions the country’s central bank may lower its key rate. According to him, it will be possible once the Russians get used to the new level of …

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VTB Bank CEO gives cbank’s key rate forecast

The key rate of Russia’s central bank may contract to 6–6.75% annually until the end of 2018, CEO of the VTB bank, Andrei Kostin, said on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum in Davos. "If we …

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Russia’s central bank about key rate in 2018

Russia’s central bank expects inflation in December to be approximately on the same level as in November, but there is a possibility that prices could increase slightly, the head of the analytical department at the central …

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Russia's Central Bank cuts key rate to 7.75%

The board of directors of Russia’s Central Bank cut its key interest rate by 50 basis points to 7.75% from 8.25%. The central bank said it would also consider cutting the key rate next year because inflation had slipped below …

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 Russia's central bank promises key rate of 6%

Russia's Central Bank expects that the key rate will stabilize at 6% after reaching this level in 2019, the deputy director of the Monetary Policy Department of Russia's Central Bank Andrey Lipin said, speaking at …

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Russia’s Central Bank reduces key rate by 3%

The board of directors of Russia’s Central Bank decided to cut the key rate by 25 basis points (which is 3% of the previous rate of 8.25% per annum) at the meeting on October 27. The board said that inflation holds close to 4%. …

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