By Olga Razumovskaya
MOSCOW--Russian consumer prices rose 0.1% in the week to Dec. 12, data from the Federal Statistics Service showed Wednesday.
The inflation rate was the same as in the previous week, with prices rising 0.3% from the beginning of the month. Since the beginning of the year, prices have risen 5.3% compared with 12.9% during the same period in 2015.
The Bank of Russia left its key interest rate unchanged on Friday, as expected.
-Write to Olga Razumovskaya at firstname.lastname@example.org
(END) Dow Jones Newswires
December 21, 2016 08:39 ET (13:39 GMT)
Copyright (c) 2016 Dow Jones & Company, Inc.