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Friday, February 23, 2018

Gref told how to keep savings, and that will strengthen the ruble

Good advice from Herman Gref: how to save money on the background of a strengthening ruble and plan in the near future mortgage loan.

photo: Alexander Astafyev

The head of Sberbank German Gref, answering foprosy users of the social network Vkontake advised Russians to keep their money in rubles, if it is a small amount, for example, 100 thousand rubles. According to Gref, the ruble tends to strengthen, so the same amount makes no sense to translate into another currency. And here is 10 million rubles can be “expanded in a different currency.” But not depending on the amount of savings the head of Sberbank was advised to open a Deposit: money must be in motion, and “not under the pillow”, said the banker.

As for the Russian currency, the ruble, according to Gref, will be strengthened subject to several conditions: oil is not less than $ 50 per barrel, and with the trend to 60-65″, the decision of the Ukrainian crisis — from “the ruble rebounds”, said the head of Sberbank. The third condition he mentioned the transition of the government’s “ambitious reform program”, on the background of the great potential of the rouble to strengthen at the moment.

German Gref also pleased with those who are going to “meddle” in the mortgage: July 7th Sberbank lowers interest rates on mortgage loan with government support by half a percent. Also, he said, will be reduced rates on other credit products.

At the same time, the head of Sberbank noted that dissatisfied small business. “I am very unhappy with the way we work with small businesses in terms of lending it”, – he said.

Gref also said that he was preparing a successor. This is one of the tasks put before him the Bank’s shareholders. Until 2019 Gref has promised to put together a strong team and prepare a worthy successor. And he did not rule out that it will be female.

See also: Gref don’t have to hide in the bushes, returning a “frozen” money Russians

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