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Interest Rates in 2001

% per annum

Jan. Feb. Mar. Apr. May June July Aug. Sep. Oct. Nov. Dec.
Interbank Rate1 5.4 12.1 8.3 9.0 6.9 13.2 6.2 7.3 8.1 7.3 13.5 23.9
GKO Yield of the Bank of Russia obligations2 8.1 11.8 13.1 12.4 13.4 13.8 14.0 12.3 12.4 13.5 14.7
OBR Yield of the Bank of Russia obligations3 8.0
Deposit Rate4 4.1 4.7 4.5 4.3 5.4 4.7 4.2 5.3 5.5 5.5 4.8 5.2
Deposit Rate4, except demand deposits 10.2
Loan Rate5 18.6 19.1 18.8 17.5 18.1 18.0 18.6 18.1 17.2 17.4 17.0 16.5
2001 Q1, 2001 Q2, 2001 Q3, 2001 Q4, 2001
Interbank Rate1 10.1 8.6 9.7 7.2 14.9
GKO Yield of the Bank of Russia obligations2 12.7 10.0 13.0 13.4 13.5
OBR Yield of the Bank of Russia obligations3 8.0 8.0
Deposit Rate4 4.9 4.4 4.8 5.0 5.2
Loan Rate5 17.9 18.8 17.9 18.0 17.0

1
Interbank Rate — an average-weighted rate on overnight interbank credits in the Moscow market.
2 GKO Yield of the Bank of Russia obligations — an average-weighted GKO Yield of the Bank of Russia obligations by volume and terms of circulation with maturities of up to 90 days.
3 OBR Yield of the Bank of Russia obligations — an average-weighted by volume and terms of circulation. In September 2001 the data are given for the period from September 6 to September 26.
Deposit Rate — an average-weighted rate on ruble deposits of private individuals in credit institutions (including Sberbank) for a term of up to one year.
5 Loan Rate — an average-weighted rate on legal entities’ ruble credits in credit institutions (including Sberbank) for a term of up to one year.
Annual and quarterly rates are calculated as an average of monthly data.
Updated April 15, 2002.