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Russia Central Bank Made 34.64 Billion Rubles Worth of Forex Interventions on Oct. 9

Russia's Central Bank said Monday that it had conducted 34.64 billion rubles ($858 million) worth of forex interventions to defend the ruble on Oct. 9.

The Central Bank releases its interventions data with a two-day lag.

The ruble has been sliding on falling oil prices and broad risk aversion towards Russia because of its role in the Ukraine crisis.

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