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Elena Fabrichnaya

Exclusive: Russian central bank may ask banks to forewarn it about big foreign exchange deals

Dec 03 2018

MOSCOW Russia's central bank is considering asking banks and major companies to tell it in advance about foreign exchange deals that could affect the value of the rouble, three financial markets sources told Reuters.

Russian bank: we assigned $12 billion 'loan' to poor African state by mistake

Nov 27 2018

LONDON/MOSCOW The impoverished state of Central African Republic landed a windfall on Tuesday, at least on paper, when Russian state bank VTB reported it had lent the country $12 billion -- but the bank then said it was a clerical error and there was no such loan.

Russian bank - we assigned $12 billion 'loan' to poor African state by mistake

Nov 27 2018

LONDON/MOSCOW The impoverished state of Central African Republic landed a windfall on Tuesday, at least on paper, when Russian state bank VTB reported it had lent the country $12 billion -- but the bank then said it was a clerical error and there was no such loan.

Russian bank: we assigned $12 bln 'loan' to poor African state by mistake

Nov 27 2018

LONDON/MOSCOW, Nov 27 The impoverished state of Central African Republic landed a windfall on Tuesday, at least on paper, when Russian state bank VTB reported it had lent the country $12 billion -- but the bank then said it was a clerical error and there was no such loan.

Russia moving to withhold minority stakeholder information - industry group

Nov 22 2018

MOSCOW, Nov 22 Russia is considering legislation that would make information about minority shareholders secret in order to shelter them from any possible new U.S. sanctions, the head of a top industry group said.

UPDATE 1-Russia c.bank says ready to intervene on market if needed

Oct 16 2018

MOSCOW, Oct 16 Russia's central bank is ready to intervene on markets if necessary to support the prices of certain assets in the event of a crisis, the bank's First Deputy Governor Ksenia Yudayeva said on Tuesday.

Russia central bank seen holding rates, sending a hawkish signal: Reuters poll

Sep 10 2018

MOSCOW The Russian central bank is seen holding the key rate at 7.25 percent on Friday but is widely expected to warn it could tighten monetary policy, given risks stemming from the recently crashed rouble, a Reuters poll showed on Monday.

UPDATE 1-Russia c.bank sees reasons for holding or raising key rate on Sept. 14

Sep 04 2018

MOSCOW, Sept 4 Russian central bank Governor Elvira Nabiullina said on Tuesday there were reasons for holding the key interest rate or even raising it as soon as next week in the wake of increased volatility on financial markets in Russia and abroad.

Market confident Russia will hold rate at 7.25 percent on Friday

Jul 23 2018

MOSCOW The Russia Russian central bank is seen holding the key rate at 7.25 percent on Friday after it indicated last month the government's proposal to increase value added tax has all but dashed prospects for further cuts in the coming months.

Russian banks, pension funds buy government bonds after market sell-off

Jul 20 2018

MOSCOW, July 20 Russian banks and pension funds took advantage of a sell-off in the Russian bond market, sparked in recent months by fears of sanctions and the central bank's hint that the rate-cut cycle is almost over, central bank and market representatives said.

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