MOSCOW Feb 5 Russia's central bank has shifted
its target exchange-rate corridor for the rouble by 10 kopecks,
following market interventions to curb the pace of the
The new corridor extends from 34.40 to 41.40 roubles to the
central bank's dollar-euro currency basket as of
Feb.4, compared to 34.30-41.30 previously.
Under its managed float, the central bank increases its
interventions as the rouble approaches the boundary of the
corridor. Once an intervention allotment of $350 million is
exhausted it automatically shifts the corridor.
The rouble was trading at 40.60 against the basket at 0610
(Reporting by Vladimir Abramov and Lidia Kelly; Editing by