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Russia's central bank has raised interest rates from 5.5 percent to 7 percent, in an effort to stabilize its currency and offset inflation, as concerns about the economic impact of a potential war with Ukraine increased.
"The decision is directed at preventing risks to inflation and financial stability associated with the increased level of volatility in the financial markets," the central bank said in a statement.
Russia has been threatened with economic sanctions by the U.S. after it effectively invaded the Crimea following a change of government in neighboring Ukraine.
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Russia's main stock index, the Micex, fell by 5 percent Monday morning, and the rouble plunged against the dollar.
The move will not work in the short term, according to Jane Foley, senior foreign exchange strategist at Rabobank.
"Reading between the lines, it seems like the Russians are very fearful of capital outflows, and if the rouble continues to weaken, that will also send inflation up," Foley said.
This story is developing. Please check back for further updates.
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