According to the president of the Institute of World Economy and International Relations named after E.M. Primakov, disconnecting Russia from the SWIFT payment system would destroy the entire system of world trade.
The World Bank has improved its forecast for Russia's GDP growth in 2021 and 2022 for the third time - now international economists expect the Russian economy to grow by 3.2% every year.
Banks' foreign exchange liabilities exceed their foreign exchange reserves in April by $ 15 billion, as follows from the statistics of the Central Bank of the Russian Federation.
According to the financial analyst, in the coming years, the dollar may fall in price up to 60 rubles due to changes in the global cycle.
Most of the mortgage loans in March were taken by residents of Moscow, the Moscow region and St. Petersburg, according to the latest data from the Central Bank of the Russian Federation
The number of transactions through the Russian analogue of SWIFT doubled in 2020 as the US and EU threats to disconnect the Russian Federation from international settlements grew.
On April 16, the Bank of Russia canceled the license of Nordea Bank, which was one of the first banks in the history of Russia, created in 1994.
Plastic cards will become a rarity by 2025. This was stated by the first deputy chairman of the board of Sberbank Alexander Vedyakhin.
Russia may be disconnected from the American global payment systems Visa and MasterCard.
Norway's sovereign wealth fund, which has 1.3 trillion dollars in assets, made its first investment in green energy: it agreed to buy from Danish company Orsted a 50 percent stake in two 752 megawatt Borssele wind farms 1 and 2.
Some U.S. officials saw the digital yuan as a potential threat. This information is reported by Bloomberg, citing sources.
The head of the investment division, Brian Chin, will leave the bank on April 30.
The exchange rate of the Turkish lira against the ruble in foreign exchange markets as of March 22 at 4:59 am Moscow time is 9.16 rubles.
The only foreign money transfer system officially registered in Russia, MoneyGram, will leave the country.