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Russia’s central bank cuts key rate by 1.5% this year

The board of directors of Russia's Central Bank cut the key rate by 0.25 percentage points to 6.25% annually as inflation has slowed down faster than expected, the regulator said in a statement. "Annual dynamics of the consumer …

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Russia's Central Bank to cut key rate to 5%?

Assistant to the Russian president Andrei Belousov believes that potential for further easing of the Russian Central Bank's monetary policy after several consecutive cuts in the key rate remains quite high. According to him, …

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Bank of Russia radically lowers key rate

The board of directors of Russia's Central Bank cut the key rate by 50 basis points to 6.5% today. "Inflation slowdown is overshooting the forecast. Inflation expectations continue to decrease. The Russian economy’s …

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Russia’s Central Bank cuts key rate to 7%

The board of directors of Russia's Central Bank has cut its key rate today by 25 bp to 7.00% per annum. Commenting on the decision, the regulator's press service said that inflation slowdown is continuing, but inflation …

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U.S. Fed Chairman comments on rate cut

U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said the central bank’s rate cut approved yesterday was part an ongoing move to adjust to economic conditions though no guarantee of future cuts. The Fed voted to reduce …

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U.S. Fed cut rates for the first time since 2008

The U.S. Federal Reserve cut interest rates for the first time since the Great Recession in 2008 to help stave off the possibility of an economic downturn. Policymakers led by Fed Chairman Jerome Powell voted 8-2 …

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Russian Central Bank's cautious rate cuts continue

The board of directors of Russia's Central Bank has cut its key rate today by 25 bp to 7.25% per annum. "Inflation slowdown is continuing. At the same time, inflation expectations remain elevated. Russian economy’s growth …

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Is Bank of Russia ready to cut key rate?

Russia's Central Bank chief Elvira Nabiullina said that the Bank of Russia is ready to consider an opportunity for reduction of the key rate in the short run. "We raised the key rate at the turn of the last …

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Russia's Central Bank ready for rate cut?

Russian central bank Governor Elvira Nabiullina said that a cut to the key interest rate was still possible in the second or third quarter of 2019. The central bank has continued the policy of diversifying its …

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 Russia's Central Bank keeps key rate unchanged

The board of directors of Russia's Central Bank held its key interest rate at 7.75% today in line with market expectations, but said it could consider cutting rates as early as June. "If the situation develops in line with …

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Russia’s Central Bank keeps key rate at 7.75%

The board of directors of the Bank of Russia decided to keep the key rate at 7.75% per annum, the regulator said in a press release following the board meeting on Friday. "If the situation develops in line with the baseline …

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