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Central Bank of Russia

The central bank of Russia. The Russian constitution charges the Central Bank with maintaining the stability of the Russian ruble. It sets interest rates for interbank loans in Russia and also regulates the banking industry. It was established in 1990, but traces its origins to the central bank of the Russian Empire in the mid-1800s.
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The Russian central bank is to offer options for VEB, which is said to be in the midst of a capital shortfall.
ru/articles/50680) Vesti Finance said the Russian Central Bank decreased the country's international reserves to billion from billion, or billion, during Nov.
They are demanding loans from the Russian central bank or the state's Reserve.
The Russian central bank has said that it would curb foreign investment accounts overflow.
The Russian central bank sold foreign currency to buy roubles and prevent the Russian currency from falling further in value, after the market reacted with shock to parliamentary approval for President Vladimir Putin's request to allow military action in Ukraine.
Unlike the Fed and the ECB, the Russian central bank has no need to ease monetary policy.
dollar hovered around the 119 yen line Tuesday morning in Tokyo, remaining weak after the Japanese currency took center stage overnight on reports the Russian central bank will add the yen to its foreign reserves portfolio.
The Russian Central Bank has been busily buying dollars, which keeps the ruble artificially low.
The chairman of the Russian central bank, Sergei Dubinin, told reporters following the talks that downward pressure on the ruble had eased in recent days, allowing the central bank to rebuild its reserves by buying dollars.
According to the Russian Central Bank, retail lending to private citizens hit $15 billion by mid-2004, a 50 percent increase in six months, and up from just $1 billion since the start of 2000.
The head of the Russian central bank has said that banks' loan portfolio has weakened.
The Gold reserves of the Russian central bank grew by 280 tons over the last 2 years.
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