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.
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.
* Russia raised rates twice in 2018, to review rate on March
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
* Central bank buying domestically produced gold
(Updates data in paragraphs 4 and 5 to add Russia's December