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Putin hoping to secure economic legacy with reshuffle - sources

22 Jan 2020

MOSCOW A Russian government reshuffle that brought in a new first deputy prime minister and a new economy minister is an attempt by President Vladimir Putin to secure his economic legacy, say two sources close to the government, but it also carries risks.

UPDATE 2-Russian rouble pares losses in volatile market after government resigns

15 Jan 2020

* Analysts say key question is who will be new PM (Adds detail, analyst comments, updates prices)

Russian central bank eyeing ways to curb risks from company debt: official

27 Dec 2019

MOSCOW The Russian central bank is developing new criteria for a maximum debt level for domestic companies to prevent any possible systemic risk at an early stage, Elizaveta Danilova, head of the bank's financial stability department, told Reuters.

Russian c.bank to assess corporate debt burden to curb systemic risks -senior official

27 Dec 2019

MOSCOW, Dec 26 The Russian central bank is developing new criteria for a maximum debt level for domestic companies to prevent any possible systemic risk at an early stage, Elizaveta Danilova, head of the bank's financial stability department, told Reuters.

Russia seen ending rate cuts in early 2020 amid higher growth, inflation

24 Dec 2019

MOSCOW Economic growth in Russia is set to gather pace in 2020 along with consumer inflation as the central bank completes its cycle of interest rate cuts in the first quarter of the year, a monthly Reuters poll showed on Tuesday.

Gunman attacks Russian security service HQ in Moscow, kills employee

19 Dec 2019

MOSCOW A gunman opened fire on the headquarters of Russia's FSB security service in central Moscow on Thursday evening in a rare shooting incident that the FSB said had left at least one of its employees dead. | Video

Russia, trimming key rate to 6.25%, says more cuts possible but not imminent

13 Dec 2019

MOSCOW The Russian central bank lowered its key interest rate to 6.25% on Friday amid slowing inflation and said further rate reductions in the first half of 2020 looked possible but not imminent.

Russia seen cutting rates on Friday, forecasts vary - Reuters poll

09 Dec 2019

MOSCOW The Russian central bank is expected to cut its key interest rate on Friday for the fifth time this year as consumer inflation has slipped below its target and is on track to fall further, a Reuters poll showed on Monday.

Russia's state spending, rate cuts to underpin economic growth, World Bank says

04 Dec 2019

MOSCOW, Dec 4 Economic growth in Russia will be higher than expected in 2019 and is likely to pick up in the next few years thanks partly to higher state spending and looser monetary policy, the World Bank said on Wednesday.

Russians face market skills test for right to buy foreign stocks

03 Dec 2019

MOSCOW, Dec 3 Millions of Russians will have to take a test to prove they understand financial markets if they want to carry on trading foreign stocks, under a central bank plan aimed at stemming potentially heavy losses among retail investors.

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