The Central Bank recorded the highest outflow of deposits in two years. Their number decreased by 1.8% to 22.8 trillion rubles. Earlier, in December 2015, the Central Bank recorded a three-year record inflow of Bank deposits – deposits increased by 8%, or 1726 billion, to 23.2 trillion rubles. Such a strong inflow of deposits, the experts have explained the desire of Russians to be safe.
Note that ruble deposits in January decreased by 2.8% to 15.9 trillion rubles. The decline in foreign currency deposits in dollar terms amounted to 2.5% to 91,23 billion reported IA “SeverInform” with reference to “Izvestia”. According to experts, the January outflow of deposits is just the beginning of the process and in the near future the trend may continue.