In February, the Central Bank bought 0.3 million Troy ounces of gold, equivalent to nine tons of the precious metal. This is evidenced by data posted on the regulator's website on Monday, March 20.
According to the information on 1 March, the Central Bank owns 53,2 million Troy ounces of gold (1,654 tonnes). A month earlier, the indicator was equal to 52.9 million ounces (1645 tons). Gold included in international reserves of Russia.
Thus, the Bank of Russia for the month increased its gold reserves by 0.6 percent. The cost is estimated at 66.9 billion dollars (about 17 percent of the total amount of state reserves, which is 397,3 billion dollars).
20 Mar at 17:00 GMT, Troy ounce of gold was worth 1231,6 dollar. In the beginning of the month the price of gold fell below the cost of bitcoins, which was then traded around the level of $ 1,238.
All problems cannot be solved with the help of tax incentives, it can lead to a Stripping of the budget. On Friday, July 21, stated the President of Russia Vladimir Putin, communicating with pupils of the "Sirius". Answering the question about the employment of young people, he recalled that there is a special program.
The Russian leadership is sensitive with bitcoin because the cryptocurrency is not sufficiently regulated. On Friday, July 21, stated President Vladimir Putin during a conversation with the students of the educational center "Sirius". He also reminded of the possible financial loss when using cryptocurrency.
The share of Russian citizens who make savings in foreign currency, for the last three years has decreased from 19 to 13 percent. Such accumulation is more likely to have respondents aged 45-54 years (18%), inhabitants of both capitals (17 per cent) and small towns with a population of 50-100 thousand people (18 per cent).
Former DCS, USA James Clapper believes that the policy of the American President Donald trump may lead to the fact that Russia "will once again be great." He stated this during a security conference held in Colorado, the Associated Press reports.
The Czech automobile brand Skoda, will start Russian sales of the updated model Rapid 22 July. Car liftbacks will be available in four trim levels: Entry, Active, Ambition and Style, as well as a sporty version of Monte Carlo. The updates were made as external shape of the liftback, and its interior.
Deputy Chairman of Russian government Dmitry Rogozin is ready to arrive in Moldova by helicopter or motorbike. "The Prime Minister of Moldova considers that "Rogozin is expected to fly on military aircraft". Well. Then on the Moldovan authorities: a helicopter or motorbike?" — the politician wrote.