The Russians increased their savings


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In the first half of the Russians have accumulated to 150 billion rubles more than in the same period in 2017. Thus, the savings of citizens reached 32.3 trillion rubles. This is evidenced by the data of Rosstat, which examined the “news”.

According to Rosstat, the Percentage of savings in cash grew by 0.9 percent and is 17.9 (5.7 billion rubles). Deposits deposits of credit institutions decreased by 0.5 percent and kept at the level of two thirds of all savings. The Deputy Director of the Center for development HSE Valery Mironov believes that Bank deposits have become less attractive due to gradual reduction.

Citizens have increased savings not at the expense of everyday spending and saving for major purchases. Turnover in the first quarter rose 2.4 percent, and the second at 2.7 percent, it said in the “Picture of the economy” for July prepared by the Ministry of economic development. According to the Central Bank, Russians view the present time as suitable for large costs. Experts attribute the increase in consumer sentiment, low inflation and unemployment as well as wage growth and real incomes.

August 2 it became known that consumer loans are growing twice faster than wages and savings of Russians.

In June, almost half of Russians called the Bank the best way to keep savings. However, less than 30 percent believe that the money from the Bank it is better to take.

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