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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 …

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Russia's Central Bank retains key rate at 4.25%

At its last meeting this year, the Bank of Russia decided to once again retain the key rate at 4.25% per annum, according to the regulator’s press release. It indicates a more significant and lasting impact of one-off …

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Russian Central Bank stabilizes interest rate

Russia’s central bank kept its key interest rate at 4.25% on Friday following a weakening in the rouble ahead of the U.S. presidential election, but said a rate cut was still possible in the coming months. The decision to keep the …

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Kazakh central bank hikes key rate to 12%

Kazakhstan's central bank hiked its policy rate to 12.0% from 9.25% today, governor Yerbolat Dosayev said. He cited risks of pressure on the tenge exchange rate and inflation after the collapse of oil prices, Reuters reported. …

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Russian Central Bank cut interest rate further

The board of directors of Russia's Central Bank has cut its key rate today by 25 bp to 6.00% per annum amid slowing inflation. Commenting on the decision, the regulator's press service said that inflation slowdown is continuing, …

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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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