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Elena Fabrichnaya

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.

Sanctions fuel Russia's jump to fifth biggest holder of gold

18 Jan 2019

MOSCOW Russia's Central Bank has overtaken China to become the world's fifth biggest holder of gold, as Western sanctions lifted buying to record highs in 2018, according to data and industry sources.

Sanctions fuel Russia's jump to fifth biggest holder of gold

18 Jan 2019

MOSCOW, Jan 18 Russia's Central Bank has overtaken China to become the world's fifth biggest holder of gold, as Western sanctions lifted buying to record highs in 2018, according to data and industry sources.

UPDATE 2-Head of Russia's ACRA ratings agency leaves post

17 Jan 2019

MOSCOW, Jan 17 The head of Russia's ACRA ratings agency, Ekaterina Trofimova, left her post on Jan. 16 following three years at the helm of an organisation created after western sanctions saw Russia downgraded by the top three international agencies.

Moscow Exchange sees no volatility spike from restart of state FX buying

11 Jan 2019

MOSCOW, Jan 11 The Russian state's resumption of foreign currency purchases after many months should not increase forex market volatility, the head of the Moscow Exchange said.

Russia faces higher inflation, economic slowdown in 2019: Reuters poll

27 Dec 2018

MOSCOW Russia's economy will hit some speed bumps in 2019 and inflation will rise, a Reuters monthly poll showed on Thursday, due to risks of new sanctions, a weaker rouble and a planned tax increase.

Russia's VTB Capital cuts gold exports due to higher demand from c.bank

25 Dec 2018

MOSCOW Russia's VTB Capital, one of the country's biggest gold traders, reduced gold exports in 2018 due to higher demand from Russia's Central Bank and lower demand in China, its commodities head, Atanas Djumaliev said.

Russia's VTB Capital cuts gold exports due to higher demand from c.bank

25 Dec 2018

* VTB Capital bought more than 80 T of gold in Russia in 2018

Exclusive - Russian central bank may ask banks to forewarn it about big foreign exchange deals

03 Dec 2018

MOSCOW Russia's central bank is considering asking banks and major companies to tell it in advance about foreign exchange deals that could affect the value of the rouble, three financial markets sources told Reuters.

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