Ural Federal District: bank deposits go up 23%

1 September 2015 (09:16)

UrBC, Yekaterinburg, September 1, 2015. The amount of money deposited at Ural Federal District-based banks rose by 23.8% in the first half of 2015 and thus reached 536bn RUR, Deposit Insurance Agency reports.

Deposits over 1m RUR large grew the fastest and thus increased by 1.5 times. Deposits in the 700,000 RUR to 1m RUR range went up by 44.7%, while those in the 100,000 RUR to 700,000 RUR range remained more or less at the same level. Deposits in the under-100 RUR range rose by 3.8%.

A private individual's bank deposit came to 197,400 RUR on average as of July 1, 205. That of a sole trader came to 163,300 RUR.

At the same time, foreign currency deposits decreased by 5.3%, while their share in the overall number of bank deposits shrank by 4.5%, down to 14.5%. These amounted to 77.8bn RUR on July 1, 2015., while ruble deposits amounted to 458.2bn RUR.

Customers' long-term savings rose by over a third, one- to three-year deposits went up by a quarter. Deposits with a period of under a year went up by 11.3%, demand deposits went up by 9.4%.

Ural Federal District's ten largest banks accumulated 91.7% of the overall deposit volume by July 1, 2015. The latter increased by 25% and amounted to 490.8bn RUR.

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