29 Sep 2009 12:33

CB bought over $1 bln on market today

MOSCOW. Sept 29 (Interfax) - The Central Bank of Russia bought more than $1 billion on the currency market on Tuesday, CB First Deputy Chairman Alexei Ulyukayev said at the VTB forum in Moscow.

"There's a great deal of foreign currency on the market right now," Ulyukayev said, adding this was significantly higher than average daily purchases.