Russian Central Bank

Russian central bank could raise rates in July

Russia’s central bank will consider raising its benchmark interest rate by between 25 and 100 basis points from the current 5.5% at its next rate-setting meeting on July 23 to rein in inflation, Governor Elvira Nabiullina said on …

Bank of Russia raises key rate to 5.5% per annum

For the second time in a row, the Bank of Russia raised the key rate by 0.5 percentage points to 5.5% per annum, according to the regulator's statement. "On 11 June 2021, the Bank of Russia Board of Directors decided to …

Central Bank assesses oil prices

The Bank of Russia considers the current level of oil prices to be fair, the First Deputy Chairman of the Central Bank of the Russian Federation, Sergei Shvetsov, said addressing the audience at the All-Russian Week of Financial Literacy. …

Russia’s Central Bank keeps key rate at 4.25%

Russia’s Central Bank kept its key rate again at 4.25% per annum at the first board meeting this year, the regulator said in a press release following the meeting on Friday. "On 12 February 2021, the Bank of Russia Board of …