30 Mar 2010 12:56

Bank deposits in rubles in Feb up 4.2%, forex deposits down 3.2% - CB

MOSCOW. March 30 (Interfax) - Total ruble deposits by individuals in Russian banks in February 2010 increased by 231.4 billion rubles, or 4.2%, to 5.766 trillion rubles while forex deposits went down by 62.1% billion rubles, or 3.2%, to 1.905 trillion rubles, the Central Bank said in its materials published on its website.

As a result, the share of forex deposits in their total amount, which went up in February by 169.1 billion, or 2.3%, to 7.672 trillion rubles, dropped from 26.2% to 24.8%.

The share of deposits in combined liabilities increased to 26.4% at Russian banks as of March 1.