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Russia imposes 30% commission on forex purchases by individuals – brokers – Metro US

Russia imposes 30% commission on forex purchases by individuals – brokers

FILE PHOTO: A view shows Russia’s Central Bank headquarters in
FILE PHOTO: A view shows Russia’s Central Bank headquarters in Moscow

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia’s central bank has imposed a 30% commission on foreign currency purchases by individuals on currency exchanges, brokers told Reuters, citing a letter from the regulator.

The central bank has not immediately replied to a request for comment.

(Reporting by Moscow bureau; Editing by Jacqueline Wong)

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