MOSCOW Interest rates in Russia are expected to fall lower in 2020 than previously forecast, while the rouble is expected to weaken over the next year, a monthly Reuters poll showed on Thursday.
* Next rate-setting meeting due on Dec. 13
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VERONA/MOSCOW Russia's largest oil company Rosneft has fully switched the currency of its contracts to euros from U.S. dollars in a move to shield its transactions from U.S. sanctions, its Chief Executive Igor Sechin said on Thursday.
MOSCOW The Russian central bank is ready to act "more decisively" when cutting interest rates, Governor Elvira Nabiullina said, increasing the chances the bank's key rate will be lowered by more than 25 basis points as soon as the end of October.
MOSCOW Freedom Holding Corp , a financial services firm focussed on East Europe and Central Asia, is considering a Moscow listing, after its shares began trading on New York's Nasdaq.
MOSCOW The Moscow Exchange plans to channel all of its free cash flow into dividends and will also raise a dividend payout floor to 60% from 55% of net profit under a new dividend policy announced on Tuesday.
MOSCOW Russia is expected to cut interest rates further this year amid slowing inflation and sluggish economic growth, a monthly Reuters poll showed on Monday.
MOSCOW, Sept 24 Western sanctions constrain
Russia's credit rating and hamper its efforts to achieve higher
rates of economic growth, global rating agency Fitch said on
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MOSCOW The Russian central bank cut its key interest rate to 7% on Friday, lowering the cost of borrowing for the third time this year, and said another rate cut was possible at one of the next three board meetings.