Central Bank of Russia bought 15.56 bln rubles in FX for MinFin Jan 15, as planned
MOSCOW. Jan 17 (Interfax) - The Central Bank of Russia (CBR) bought 15.56 billion rubles worth of forex for the Finance Ministry under the fiscal rule on January 15, according to CBR data.
The MinFin had said it would allocate 265.8 billion rubles or an average of 15.6 billion rubles per day for FX purchases between January 15 and February 6.
The CBR started buying forex on the market for the Finance Ministry under the fiscal rule on January 15 following a pause of nearly five months due to market volatility.