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Exchange rates of the dollar, euro and other currencies on August 13-15, 2022

Artyom Vasiliev The Bank of Russia calculates the official exchange rate as the weighted average rate of currency transactions on the Moscow Exchange from 10:00 to 15:30 the previous day. This applies to the dollar, euro and yuan. The Bank of Russia has set exchange rates for August 13-15, 2022: U.S. dollar – 60.8993 rubles […]

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In Russia, from August 25, the sale of tours with cashback opens again: what are the conditions this time

The autumn sale of tours in Russia with cashback will begin soon, but this time there are several important changes. The COVID-19 pandemic in 2020 prompted the Russian government to stimulate domestic tourism by reimbursement of part of the cost of tourism services in the amount of 20%. The norm has been valid since 2020, […]

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Sber’s client lost 40 thousand on the exchange rate difference due to the manager’s recommendation. The money was returned to him

Sberbank compensated the losses to its client, who followed the recommendations of the bank manager. But this is more the exception than the rule. One of the clients of Sberbank wanted to go on a tour abroad, but one of the hotels accepted payment only in euros. In this regard, he decided to first consult […]

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Sberbank has reduced the down payment to 15% for all mortgage programs

The updated conditions for mortgage lending at Sberbank will make it possible to make a smaller amount as a down payment. Sberbank in its press release announces the decision to reduce the minimum down payment to 15% for market mortgage programs. Thus, all mortgage offers, both preferential and market, are offered with an identical down […]

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Tinkoff Bank lost a lawsuit to a client who made money on an error in exchange rates

The Perm court ruled against Tinkoff Bank, obliging the financial institution to return 1.3 million rubles to its client. As we wrote earlier, Tinkoff Bank got into an unpleasant situation due to its own mistake. The fact is that due to a technical failure, several bank customers were able to earn and withdraw large amounts […]

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They ask to buy goods for the sake of cheating the rating and disappear: Sberbank revealed a new scheme of scammers

Sberbank announced the emergence of another fraudulent scheme that involves the use of social engineering. Fraudsters have been haunting banking customers for a long time. As has been repeatedly reported, scammers continue to be particularly active in Russia since the spring of 2022. And now Sberbank has managed to identify another fraudulent scheme that threatens […]

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Russians face a fine for currency transfers from foreign accounts: what you need to remember

If a resident of the Russian Federation sends money in foreign currency to another resident, he risks getting a fine – even if the transfer was made exclusively abroad. The current crisis, which came after the well-known events, forced many Russians to leave the country. Because of this, Russian citizens had to open accounts in […]

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“For repeat clients, the approval rate tends to 100%”: what is happening in the microloan market in 2022

Valery Zabelin Marat Abbyasov, commercial director of the MigCredit MFC, spoke in an interview with our publication about what is happening now in the microcredit market, how the portfolio of microloans is changing and which of the clients can count on the approval of the application. According to SRO MiR, in the second quarter, the […]

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Banks are finding ways not to give out insurance in case of early repayment of a loan: what to do

Early repayment of a bank loan does not mean that the client can return part of the funds spent on insurance: let’s look at why There are only two ways to terminate an insurance contract drawn up for a loan – within 14 days after registration or after full early repayment of the loan. But […]

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Exchange rates of the dollar, euro and other currencies on August 12, 2022

Artyom Vasiliev The Bank of Russia calculates the official exchange rate as the weighted average rate of currency transactions on the Moscow Exchange from 10:00 to 15:30 the previous day. This applies to the dollar, euro and yuan. The Bank of Russia set the exchange rates for August 12, 2022: U.S. dollar – 60.6229 rubles […]

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