MOSCOW Jan 29 Selling off a central bank-owned
stake in Sberbank, Russia's largest lender by assets,
is not on the agenda, Russian President Vladimir Putin and
Central Bank Governor Elvira Nabiullina said on Friday.
"We will not return to this issue (Sberbank's privatisation)
in the medium term," Putin told a meeting with Nabiullina and
key economic ministers with whom he was discussing privatisation
plans for 2016.
Nabiullina said Sberbank's privatisation would be premature.
She stressed that the confidence in Sberbank among Russia's
depositors was based namely on the fact that it is a
(Reporting by Denis Pinchuk; Writing by Dmitry Solovyov;
Editing by Katya Golubkova)