Elena Fabrichnaya

Russia's central bank seen holding rates on Friday - Reuters poll

22 Apr 2019

MOSCOW The Russian central bank is expected to keep interest rates unchanged on Friday, indicating it may consider cutting rates later this year, a Reuters poll showed on Monday.

POLL-Russian central bank seen holding key rate at 7.75 pct on Friday

18 Mar 2019

* reuters://realtime/verb=Open/url=cpurl://apps.cp./Apps/cb-polls?RIC=RUCBIR%3DECI poll data

Russia's top banks plot temporary sanctions workaround: sources

14 Mar 2019

MOSCOW Leading Russian banks are working on plans to help each other retain at least short-term access to the global financial system in the event that they are hit by fresh U.S. sanctions, sources familiar with the matter told Reuters.

UPDATE 1-Russia may be done raising rates after 2018 hikes, central banker says

06 Mar 2019

* Russia raised rates twice in 2018, to review rate on March 22

Russian cenbank seeks feedback from banking sector experts

26 Feb 2019

MOSCOW, Feb 26 The Russian central bank has hosted a meeting with representatives of commercial banks and think-tanks, seeking feedback and advice from the banking sector it oversees, three people who attended the first such meeting told Reuters.

Russia's ratings agency ACRA aims to woo new clients

21 Feb 2019

MOSCOW, Feb 21 Russia's ACRA ratings agency plans to adjust prices for its ratings for medium and small-size business as it wants to attract more clients, the agency's new head, Igor Zelezetskii, said on Thursday.

Russian oil giant could take over ruined tsarist palace under new law

19 Feb 2019

MOSCOW Russia's largest oil company could take over and renovate a ruined palace once used by the tsars, under draft legislation provisionally backed on Tuesday by lawmakers.

Retail investors in Russia could nearly double in 2019, lobbying firm says

31 Jan 2019

MOSCOW, Jan 31 The number of retail investors on the Russian stock market could nearly double this year, reaching a record high, as banks develop their own trading platforms to draw clients, the head of a stock market lobbying firm said.

Russia becomes world's fifth biggest gold holder after sanctions

18 Jan 2019

MOSCOW Russia has overtaken China to become the world's fifth largest official sector holder of gold as Western sanctions drove buying by its central bank to record highs in 2018, its data showed on Friday.

UPDATE 1-Russia becomes world's fifth biggest gold holder after sanctions

18 Jan 2019

* Central bank buying domestically produced gold (Updates data in paragraphs 4 and 5 to add Russia's December gold holdings)

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