Tag: CBR

November 25, 2016 BY Valentina Kirilova

Moscow Exchange updates Index Calculation Methodology

The Central Bank of Russia (CBR) has registered an updated version of the Methodology of the Moscow Exchange Indices Calculation adopted by the Executive Board of Moscow Exchange on October 7, 2016. This methodology has been adopted in respect of the planned corporate restructuring whereby CJSC MICEX Stock Exchange will be consolidated into Moscow Exchange.…

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July 14, 2016 BY Valentina Kirilova

Central Bank of Russia has officially acknowledged quality of MOEx USD/RUB FX Fixing

The Central Bank of Russia (CBR) has officially recognised Moscow Exchange's USD/RUB FX Fixing and Moscow Exchange's operational performance as fixing administrator as being of satisfactory quality. The CBR also the fixing`s compliance with the Bank`s requirements, which are based on the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) principles for financial benchmarks. In March 2016,…

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March 28, 2016 BY Maria Nikolova

Bank of Russia suspends 12-month FX repo auctions

Bank of Russia, the “Megaregulator” of Russia's financial markets, today announced its decision to to suspend 12-month FX repo auctions. The decision is effective April 1, 2016. The watchdog explained that the move reflects weak demand for these facilities from Russian credit institutions and the shift of this demand to 28-day FX repos. The Bank…

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March 13, 2015 BY Maria Nikolova

Bank of Russia reduces key rate from 15% to 14%

Bank of Russia, the country's financial megaregulator, has just announced the key interest rate will be reduced to 14% from March 16, 2015. The move represents a cut from the level of 15%, which was introduced on February 2, 2015. That, in itself, represented a cut from the level of 17%, introduced on December 16,…

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