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Elena Fabrichnaya

UPDATE 2-Russia keeps key rate at 4.25%, leaves door open for cuts

23 Oct 2020

* Rouble steady after decision (Adds central bank, analyst comments)

Foreign tourism shutdown supports Russia's struggling economy amid COVID-19

22 Oct 2020

MOSCOW, Oct 22 Russia's economy could benefit by up to $30 billion this year from Russians spending their roubles at home rather than on foreign holidays due to travel restrictions linked to the COVID-19 pandemic, economists say.

Russia central bank likely to keep rates on hold ahead of U.S. election: Reuters poll

19 Oct 2020

MOSCOW Russia's central bank is likely to keep its main interest rate on hold on Friday ahead of the U.S. presidential election and following a slide in the rouble on concerns over geopolitical developments, a Reuters poll showed on Monday.

UPDATE 1-Moscow Exchange bets on retail investors, more listings

14 Oct 2020

* 3-5 new names mull listing on Moscow Exchange in coming quarters

Moscow Exchange bets on retail investors, more listings

14 Oct 2020

MOSCOW, Oct 14 The Moscow Exchange banks on the growing number of retail investors at home when foreign investors cut their exposure to Russia, and stands ready to host more listings in the near future, the bourse's chief executive told Reuters.

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

21 Sep 2020

By Gabrielle Tétrault-Farber, Andrey Ostroukh and Elena Fabrichnaya

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.

Russia seen cutting rates by at least 25 basis points on Friday: Reuters poll

20 Jul 2020

MOSCOW Russia's central bank is expected to cut its benchmark interest rate to a fresh record low on Friday, as a lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus and still-low oil prices cause the economy to shrink.

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