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National Bank to lower base refinance rate to 34 percent on May 16

  The National Bank of Belarus (NBB) will lower its base refinance rate from 36 to 34 percent on May 16, said the NBB press office on Friday.

National Bank head meets with foreign bankers

  Nadzeya Yermakova, head of the National Bank of Belarus (NBB), on April 26 had a number of meetings with visiting foreign bankers.

National Bank denies talks over Russian ruble adoption

  There are no talks over the introduction of the Russian ruble in Belarus, the National Bank of Belarus (NBB) said in a statement on Tuesday.

Lukashenka meets with National Bank head

  Alyaksandr Lukashenka met with the head of the National Bank of Belarus (NBB) on Thursday to discuss the situation in the foreign exchange market, lending for the economy and the performance of banks.

National Bank to lower base refinance rate to 36 percent on April 2

  The National Bank of Belarus (NBB) will lower its base refinance rate from 38 to 36 percent on April 2.

National Bank head: Belarus can do without IMF loan

Belarus is interested to get a loan from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) but can do without it, said Nadzeya Yermakova...

National Bank auctions $592 million worth of short-term bonds

The National Bank of Belarus (NBB) on February 10 raised 1.632.9 trillion rubels ($197.7 million) in a short-term bond auction. The five-day bond was placed at an annual interest rate of 44.93 percent, said the NBB press office.

Lukashenka warns National Bank against printing money to finance economy

  The National Bank of Belarus (NBB) should not print new money this year to issue loans to the economy, Alyaksandr Lukashenka warned while meeting with NBB head Nadzeya Yermakova on Monday.

National Bank to lower base refinance rate in February

  The National Bank of Belarus (NBB) will lower its base refinance rate next month, Chairwoman Nadzeya Yermakova told reporters in Minsk on January 30.

National Bank head denies plans for change in rubel’s denominations

The head of the National Bank of Belarus has denied reports that the government plans to knock zeroes off the country’s currency in 2012.

National Bank head reports to Lukashenka on current situation in exchange market

  Nadzeya Yermakova, head of the National Bank of Belarus (NBB), on November 6 reported to Alyaksandr Lukashenka on the current situation in the exchange market.

National Bank to resume sales of precious metals for Belarusian rubels

  The National Bank of Belarus (NBB) will resume retail sales of ingot gold, silver and platinum for Belarusian rubels on November 9.

National Bank to raise refinance rate to 30 percent on September 14

  The National Bank of Belarus (NBB) will raise its base refinance rate from 27 to 30 percent on September 14.

National Bank to ban currency exchange transactions in inter-bank market

Currency exchange transactions in the inter-bank market will in fact be completely stopped with the introduction of an additional trading session...

National Bank to raise refinance rate to 27 percent on September 1

  The National Bank of Belarus (NBB) has decided to raise its base refinance rate from 22 to 27 percent on September 1 in response to high inflation.