Andrey Ostroukh

Russian landlords feel the pinch as COVID-19 hits incomes and rents

5:04pm IST

By Gabrielle Tétrault-Farber, Andrey Ostroukh and Elena Fabrichnaya

Russian landlords feel the pinch as COVID-19 hits incomes and rents

1:30pm IST

MOSCOW, Sept 21 Before the coronavirus pandemic hit Russia, pensioner Elena rented out her one-bedroom apartment in the Moscow suburbs to help make ends meet.

UPDATE 2-Russian central bank puts rate-cutting cycle on hold

18 Sep 2020

* Next rate meetings due on Oct. 23, Dec. 18 (Adds detail, quotes)

Russia seen holding rates after rouble slide on geopolitical concerns: Reuters Poll

14 Sep 2020

MOSCOW Russia's central bank is likely to keep its main interest rate on hold on Friday following a slide in the rouble on concern over geopolitical developments, a Reuters poll showed on Monday.

REFILE-UPDATE 2-Russian cenbank says will consider rate cut "thoughtfully and with care"

10 Sep 2020

MOSCOW, Sept 10 The Russian central bank will consider a rate cut next week "thoughtfully and with care" as the coronavirus pandemic makes such a decision more complicated, Deputy Central Bank Governor Alexei Zabotkin said on Thursday.

UPDATE 1-Rouble up from lows, gains 1% as investors snap up government bonds

09 Sep 2020

* Risks of fresh sanctions remain in focus (Updates with OFZ bond auctions)

Russia to cut rates in 2020, helping economy to grow in 2021: Reuters Poll

31 Aug 2020

MOSCOW A mix of economic contraction and subdued inflationary risks will allow Russia to cut interest rates again this year, paving the way for a stronger rouble and an economic recovery in 2021, a poll of economists and analysts showed on Monday.

UPDATE 1-Russian rouble regains ground with an eye on geopolitical risks

28 Aug 2020

* Belarus, Navalny remain in focus (Updates with rouble gains, adds quotes)

UPDATE 3-Russian rouble up from lows in jittery trade, eyes on Belarus and Navalny

27 Aug 2020

* Belarus rouble falls to fresh record lows but bonds recover (Updates with rouble gains, adds detail on Belarus, comments)

UPDATE 4-Rouble sinks to 4-1/2-year low vs euro on Navalny, Belarus concerns

26 Aug 2020

* Belarusian rouble crashes to all-time lows (Adds quotes, updates prices)

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