December 17, 2022, 07:36 – Public News Service – OSN

Central Bank The Russian Federation, having kept the key rate unchanged at 7.5%, again did not give the market a hint of its next steps. However, the regulator pointed to increased pro-inflationary risks, the source of which is also the budget channel.

According to the results of the September Board of Directors on the monetary policy, the Bank of the Russian Federation, having reduced the rate from 8% to 7.5%, for the first time in a long time did not signal the following actions in its own statement.

So, at a briefing, the Chairman of the Central Bank, Elvira Nabiullina, announced that the end of the monetary policy easing cycle after six consecutive rate cuts is close.

Earlier, as the Public News Service reported, the head of the Central Bank, Elvira Nabiullina, said that the majority of Russian banks entered the profit.

During the press conference, Nabiullina did not give a specific assessment of the financial result for 2022, however, noted that the banking sector has reduced losses when compared with those indicators that were in mid-summer.