The Bank of England made its bet // The British regulator supported the trend towards tightening monetary policy

The Bank of England on Thursday, following the US Federal Reserve System and the European Central Bank, decisively raised the interest rate – by 50 basis points at once, to 1.75% per annum. This was the most significant increase in the indicator over the past 27 years. In this way, the regulator is trying to … Read more

Capital investments grow in value // Monitoring of investments

In a new analytical note, Raiffeisenbank economists discuss the reasons for the rapid growth in capital investment recorded by Rosstat in the first quarter of 2022 (see Kommersant dated June 1). The post-COVID recovery and structural transformation (in particular, high demand for investments in logistics and warehouses), as well as low mortgage rates amid growing … Read more