11 Dec 2009 10:01

Russian monetary base down 51.2 bln rubles to 4154.7 bln rubles

MOSCOW. Dec 11 (Interfax) - The narrow monetary base in Russia stood at 4154.7 bln rubles on December 7, down from 4103.5 bln rubles on November 30, the Central Bank reported on Friday.

The narrow monetary base includes cash in circulation (including cash held at credit institutions), and balances on banks' mandatory local-currency-deposit reserve accounts with the Central Bank.