Russia's central bank sold up to $10 billion, or 2 percent of its gold and foreign exchange reserves, to stem the rouble's fall, Moscow exchange dealers have estimated.
"There have been some $11 billion (of foreign currency) sold today, some $10 billion came from the central bank," said Mikhail Paley, a dealer at VTB Capital
The central bank's reserves stood at $493.4 billion, according to the latest data.
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